This evening, about 12 of us gathered at
Anyway, tonight we remembered the bombing of
This is how they remembered it in
Japanmarked the 62nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of with prayers and ceremony on Thursday as the city’s mayor warned that the world faced a crisis of nuclear proliferation. Thousands of children, elderly survivors and dignitaries in Nagasaki Nagasaki’s bowed their heads in a minute of silence at 11:02 a.m., the time the bomb was dropped, in memory of the more than 140,000 who ultimately died. Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue vowed to carry on the fight to eliminate nuclear arms long spearheaded by his predecessor, Itcho Ito, who was gunned down by a gangster in April. Peace Park
I agree. We need to eliminate nuclear arms, yet my government wants to keep building more and more of them.
Anyway, the above is a picture from our vigil, held at the other end of the park this time. (Someone had an art display at the other end, and we did not want to disrupt that.) There were about 12 people there, and some of us talked while others meditated for peace.