Charles E. Davis was interned during WWII at CPS Camp 56, Waldport, OR.
"I grew up in family that was very closely involved with the Church of the Brethren. My father, early on I think, was identified as a potential minister, and the people in the Church encouraged him. He was known at one time, I think, as a boy orator.... And the life that my parents lived seemed to make sense to me, and so it was very easy for me to adopt their values and to live pretty much like I think they would want me to live. This is not to say that I accepted their point of view alone. It was a matter of choice with me, too. So I feel like that, that I looked at what was going on and I made a choice [to become a Conscientious Objector] that seemed to be the best way."
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