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Hibakusha

The Girl Who Transformed the Paper Crane Into the Symbol for Peace and Hope

Michael Rose | Posted 10.20.2013 | World
Michael Rose

She knew the prognosis wasn't good and she didn't want to die. Her father told her a Japanese legend that said if you folded one thousand paper cranes you would be granted a wish. She began furiously folding cranes.

Requiem For Japan

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

Death is part of the cycles of life and of creation. Mourning is how we acknowledge these losses without giving up on love.

Nuclear Power Ambivalence: the Fears and the Facts

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

Germany's ambivalence about nuclear power, common in many developed countries, is again on display following the decision by Chancellor Merkel and the...

Hiroshima: The Lesson We Never Learned

Rahna Reiko Rizzuto | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

On the 65th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we risk losing the memories of the survivors. I went to Hiroshima in 2001 to interview the hibakusha, literally, the "bomb-affected people."

Michael Douglas and Yoko Ono Support Mayor Akiba and Nuclear Disarmament at John Catsimatidis' Fifth Avenue Home

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Mayors for Peace, headed by the Mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, got a boost this week during the five-yearly review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferat...

Tsutomu Yamaguchi: Double A-Bomb Victim Found In Japan

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — A 93-year-old Japanese man has become the first person certified as a survivor of both U.S. atomic bombings at the end of World War II, ...