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Butler Center's photography show provides context to Japanese American internment.By Leslie Newell Peacock Camellias are carved into the small doors of the Buddhist shrine, a lotus blossom is carved under the shelf inside, and doves are carved above the shelf. That's what you can see in the photograph in "Beauty Behind Barbed Wire," a survey of art objects made in Japanese internment camps during World War II published 65 years ago by Allen Eaton. But to Paul Faris, the photographer, and Ann Faris, his wife, the altar was more than an example of "excellent design and craftsmanship," as the book describes it. It embodied the grief of a couple who, arriving at Rohwer, Ark., on Sept. 30, 1942, lost a 1-day-old baby boy...

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