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The Game’s Best Friend: Dean Matsubayashi, from Basketball Star to Dedicated Community Leader

By SCOTT KURASHIGE Special to The Rafu The devastating loss of Dean Matsubayashi reverberates among Nikkei, the broader Los Angeles community, and advocates for social justice nationwide. Dean was a titanic figure who touched the lives of thousands of people, most recently as executive director of the Little Tokyo Service Center. To me, Dean was […]