Interviews with A-bomb survivors, A-bomb Legacy Successors, and peace volunteers.
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Now, many people are giving their A-bomb testimonies. I think that we, who were third-graders at the time of the A-bombing, might be the last generation who can talk about what we witnessed.
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When I help a pregnant mother deliver a baby on August 6, I say to her, “If you don’t mind, would you offer a silent prayer with me?”
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Treat others, yourself and things with love and care. If you are considerate, you’ll have no discrimination in your mind. Friends on your side are your treasures.
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I have determined to keep on speaking out to the whole world, for the rest of my life, about how horrible radiation is.
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You should always be aware of social problems as they affect you, then listen to the survivors' stories. Don’t be indifferent to politics, peace or poverty. This is necessary in order to have a dialogue.
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Thinking about the A-bombing is thinking about humans.
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There were about 2,000 children who didn’t survive, even though they weren’t exposed to the A-bombing. I decided to be a storyteller to let people know what real war was like for them.
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I have been grateful to those foreign students from the bottom of my heart. They always helped and supported us. We were comforted and encouraged by them.
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History goes on, and the past and the present are never separated. We need to realize it and pass what happened down to the next generation.
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I’ll convey survivors’ A-bomb experiences not in their copied words but in my own words by understanding their spirits, so that my words will stay in the minds of the next generation.
A-bomb Legacy Successor Training Program trainee
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Don’t quit learning about war, please, though you feel scared.
Please tell people around you about war that occurred in the past.
“Kanabun,” pen name
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I haven’t experienced war, so I can talk about the atomic bombing with the same viewpoint as young people, which I think is significant.
A-bomb Legacy Successor trainee
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You should act and see by yourself. I think, “Action changes the future.”
In Kanagawa Hiroshima City A-bomb Legacy Successor of 2016
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I am doing my activity as a prayer for the repose of the souls of the deceased in the A-bombing.
Research Fellow at Hiroshima University
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I would like to see what "handing down survivors'experiences" means from the viewpoint of youth.
An organizer of the "8.6 Talk" linking A-bomb survivors with young people at a café in Hiroshima
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As a person living in Hiroshima, I would like to convey my hope for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
An A-bomb Legacy Successor
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Hope to Convey What Happened in Hiroshima by Translating into English
An organization promoting peace based in Hiroshima
HIROSHIMA SPEAKS OUT
"Interviews with HIROSHIMA memory keepers" is a part of project that Hiroshima「」– 3rd Generation Exhibition: Succeeding to History
We have recorded interviews with A-bomb survivors, A-bomb Legacy Successors, and peace volunteers since 2015.
What are Hiroshima memory keepers feeling now, and what are they trying to pass on?
What can we learn from the bombing of Hiroshima? What messages can we convey to the next generation? Please share your ideas.