Alissa Williams of Denver holds letters addressed to T.K. Pharmacy in the early 1940s found during renovations at a former Denver pharmacy owned by Japanese-Americans. Some of the letters arriving from Japanese-American internment camps during World War II asked for cough drop of bath powder; others were just desperate for anything from the outside world. (Associated Press)

Alissa Williams of Denver holds letters addressed to T.K. Pharmacy in the early 1940s found during renovations at a former Denver pharmacy owned by Japanese-Americans. Some of the letters arriving from Japanese-American internment camps during World War II asked for cough drop of bath powder; others were just desperate for anything from the outside world. (Associated Press)