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Japan Marks 68th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing

Japan observed a minute of silence Tuesday to mark the 68th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima.

Survivors and relatives of victims were among 50,000 people gathered at a peace park in Hiroshima for a somber ceremony.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the crowd Japan has a unique responsibility to push for the end of nuclear weapons.

Source: Voice of America . Read full article. (link)

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  • EdgarS||

    What I'd like to know, if atomic war is so terrible and the effects supposedly so long-lasting, how come both Heroshima and Nagasaki are thriving cities today? I don't see people running around in radiation suits.

  • EdgarS||

    Link to original VOA article is broken.

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