David Suzuki was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on March 24, 1936. His parents immigrated to Canada from Hiroshima at the beginning of the 20thcentury. David Suzuki and his family were put in an internment camp during World War II. One of his siblings was born during their stay at the camp. After the war, many Japanese families were force to move to Eastern Canada. The Suzuki’s moved to London, Ontario. He went to Elementary school and High school in Ontario, but went to Amherst College in Massachusetts. He graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, in 1958.