From Hiroshima With Love

An image from Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park the day before the anniversary of the Bomb; Japanese people are staging a “die-in” protest in honor of the victims of the atomic bombing; image courtesy of Getty Images AsiaPac via www.zimbiopictures.com.

In honor of the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, I would like to offer sincere condolences and a wish for deeper understanding and greater empathy the world over. Sixty seven years ago this August 6, at 8:15 AM, 140,000 were killed by the destructive power of the world’s first nuclear weapon detonation.

This Monday, August 6, 2012, marked the 67th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan — and the world’s first use of a nuclear weapon.… [Read more]