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Seeking peace beyond sob story of Hiroshima’s ‘paper crane girl’ via The Asahi Shimbun

[…] ‘BLACK TEARS’ The USS Arizona lies at the bottom of Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, 75 years after Japan’s surprise attack on Dec. 7, 1941. Fuel still leaks from the wreckage, blotting the clear water with oil slicks called “black … Continue reading

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Truman’s Grandson Reflects On Hiroshima Nearly 71 Years After Atomic Bomb Was Dropped via Wisconsin Public Radio

Grandson Says He Grapples With Decision That Both Ended War, Killed Hundreds Of Thousands Of People Aug. 6 marks the 71st anniversary of President Harry Truman ordering a U.S. airman to drop the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, killing an estimated 166,000 people … Continue reading

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Brother keeps Sadako memory alive via The Japan Times

HIROSHIMA — Masahiro Sasaki was only 4 years old when the B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped its atomic bomb on Hiroshima, wiping out the central part of the city on that sunny Aug. 6, 1945, morning. […] With the help … Continue reading

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Truman grandson visits Hiroshima A-bomb memorial via The Associated Press

TOKYO – A grandson of ex-U.S. President Harry Truman, who ordered the atomic bombings of Japan during World War II, is in Hiroshima to attend a memorial service for the victims. Clifton Truman Daniel visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park … Continue reading

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