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Posts tagged 広島平和記念資料館 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

73 years ago today…

Monument of the A-bombed Teachers and Students of National Elementary Schools

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(more than) one thousand origami cranes

origami cranes

origami cranes @ Hiroshima Peace Memorial

If you haven’t heard the story, here you go.

原爆ドーム

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Atomic Bomb Dome Genbaku Dōmu

Hiroshima Peace Memorial (AKA Atomic Bomb Dome or Genbaku Dōmu)

When I visited the Atomic Bomb Dome in 2013, work was being done on it. The construction was not to bring it back to its former, pre WW2 state; instead, it was to keep it from falling to pieces during an earthquake.

hiroshima prefectural industrial promotion hall dome sign

Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall sign

70 years later

hiroshima paper cranes we will not forget

Hiroshima paper cranes

Middle school kids from Hiroshima write, “We will not forget.”

Earth Abides

hiroshima rain peace memorial atomic bomb dome genbaku domu park

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in the rain (広島平和記念公園)

Time, children, rain–renewers of life.

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