There was laughter, smiles, and yes, some tears at the 2013 Nisei Week Baby Show held on July 27 at Centenary United Methodist Church in Little Tokyo. Actor/comedian Aaron Takahashi served as emcee for the baby show, that featured kids ages 23 months to six years old.

The division winners, who will ride in the Choo Choo train in the Nisei Week Grand Parade on Aug. 11 are:
Tiny Tots: Mika Shinmachi & Kyle Murata
Romper Stompers: Leah Keiko Tanioka & Matthew Makoto Lairson
Jet Setters: Yoriko Lairson & Noah Ryan Hideo Tanioka

Most Photogenic:
Tiny Tots: Natalie Chiemi Santo & Daisuke Sario
Romper Stompers: Alyssa Onaga & Liam Ichiro Kawasaki
Jet Setters: Grace Davis & Kaimani Nava

photos by MIKEY HIRANO CULROSS/Rafu Shimpo



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