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How One Japanese Family Helped Save West Coast Oysters05:30
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In the 1930s, the West Coast oyster industry was on the brink of collapse. But one Japanese immigrant family imported oyster seeds from Japan to the Pacific Northwest.

Ruby de Luna of KUOW tells the story of how the oysters — and shellfish farmers — thrived.

This segment aired on April 10, 2018.

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