“This one is called Laser,” said Flora Ninomiya, stroking the smooth petals of a small yellow rose she cultivates in a greenhouse along Brookside Avenue.
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The Blossoms and Thorns exhibit is at Richmond's Art Center, part of a series of events to highlight the story of the Japanese greenhouses of Richmond and their place in the city's Japanese-American history.
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Richmond Confidential gets a tour of the past from Donald Bastin, Executive Director of the Richmond Museum of History.
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