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remembering Hiroshima

Today, August 6th, we remember the 140,000 victims of Hiroshima.  
It was 67 years ago today that the United States dropped a nuclear bomb on that city.
At 8:15 AM, for the first time in human history, a nuclear bomb was dropped on a civilian population.

Remember the scene in Star Wars when Yoda senses a disturbance in the Force?
It happened, here on our Earth.

We as humans have chosen to create a world in which these disturbances happen.
Thousands of souls perishing in one instant.

This image is from the Japanese ceremony honoring those perished souls.

May we live to find another way, a more beautiful way, of living together.
May we be participants in making it so.

Images are from Shutterstock.

Tags: force, hiroshima, japan, nagasaki, nuclear bomb, star wars, united states


  1. Thank God for the nuclear bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki!!!
    The vicious Japanese people killed millions of innocent Chinese and other Asian civilians. I hope they all go to hell!!!!

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