Toy (Dorothy Shigako Takahashi)

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San Francisco, California, USA
Dorothy Takahashi was born in San Francisco to Japanese immigrants, and moved to Los Angeles as a child where her parents owned and operated a "Chinese" restaurant. She received her first formal dancing lessons in return for free meals at her parents' restaurant. She and her sister Helen met dancer Paul Wing in 1934 and they formed a group called "The Three Mahjongs--Kicking the Gong Around". Read more...