Monday, August 4, 2008
Hiroshima & Nagasaki Commeroration Week 2008
08.04.08 Slow Monday in DC --( DC=ghost town in August)
Today the Washington Peace Center hosted a Welcoming Reception for the Hibakusha at the Mott House our guests survivors Ms.Yasuko Ota Nagasaki & Mr.Akihora Hara Hiroshima.This was the opening ceremony with a week of events to coincide.The Hiroshima/Nagasaki Peace Community has been working for 25 years for Nuclear Disarmament & awareness of the grave problems of the nuclear weapons power complexes through the direct education by way of survivors of the atomic bombs.We were so fortunate to have the speakers & translators share the stories so we can never forget the harmful effects of nuclear weapons!!