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Gembaku no ko

Today is the 69th anniversary of the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima. We visited there two years ago with our son who was teaching in Satsuma Sendai at the time. The many memorials and monuments to peace and nuclear … Continue reading

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Hibaku Jumoku

It was frustrating. We had the address or at least we thought we did., but the site was elusive, its location confusing. First we were told it was on one side of the city, then we were told it was … Continue reading

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Two atom bombs were dropped on Japan 67 years ago, one on Hiroshima on August 6 and another on Nagasaki on August 9. They were dropped to end the war in the Pacific, which, in fact, did end with the … Continue reading

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Hiroshima

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