Hiroshima Day~August 6, 2009 | Nagasaki Day~August 9, 2009

Hiroshima Day, August 6, 2009

hiroshima watercolor

Screening of Witness to Hiroshima
6:00 PM Nickelodeon
(937 Main St. (803) 254-3433)
Followed by a talk back led by Michele Mason, assistant professor, Department of Asian and East European Languages and Cultures at the University of Maryland and co-producer of the film.
In Kathy Sloane’s sixteen-minute film, Witness To Hiroshima, Japanese citizen Keiji Tsuchiya, using 12 watercolors he painted in 2001, tells of his experiences in Hiroshima as a 17-year-old soldier during the month immediately following the dropping of the atomic bomb, and relates those experiences to his subsequent life-long commitment to saving the Japanese horseshoe crab and its habitat.
peace crane

Nagasaki Day, August 9, 2009
Vigil in Remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
6:00 PM, Rutledge Chapel
(Horseshoe of University of South Carolina)
Please join us as we commit our hearts, spirits and energy to the achievement of world peace. Let us strive to keep the past from repeating by promising to never forget the misery and destruction that occurred August 6 and 9th, 1945.
For more information call 804-446-2772
Sponsored by Carolina Peace, Columbia Religious Society of Friends, Nickelodeon

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