Strange Land: My Mother’s War Bride Story

Air date: Thurs., Apr. 23, 9:30 pm


STRANGE LAND tells the story of Stephanie Castillo‘s Filipino mother’s journey as a WWII war bride. Her mother met and married a Hawaiʻi-born GI of same Filipino ancestry, but the journey to America was far from the dream marriage. How did Stephanie?s mother make peace with a decision she regretted?? Norma Vega Castillo was one of more than 500,000 war brides who came to America during WWII from 50 different countries.




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