#How I decided to be a successor
Interviews with A-bomb survivors, A-bomb Legacy Successors, and peace volunteers.
Succeed to historyVol.18
We have to relay their thoughts. We must not forget. We must pass their experiences down to the next generation. That is what I feel strongly.
A-bomb legacy successor
Succeed to historyVol.17
We put much emphasis on asking the participants questions and having a dialogue, rather than conveying information to them one-sidedly.
Peace Education Director, Education Division, Peace Culture Village (NPO)
Succeed to historyVol.16
It is important to know the fact that two Malayans were killed by the A-bomb in Hiroshima.
Associate Professor/Hiroshima City University
Succeed to historyVol.15
I would like the children I am teaching to be people who can give other people an opportunity to get involved in peace activities.
Hiroshima City elementary school teacher
Succeed to historyVol.14
I believe successors have to convey the facts objectively and unemotionally to the next generation.
A-bomb Legacy Successor
Succeed to historyVol.12
I wanted to use my own words to pass down what had happened in Hiroshima at the A-bombing to children who will bear the burden of the future.
Succeed to historyVol.10
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
Succeed to historyVol.9
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
Succeed to historyVol.8
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
Succeed to historyVol.7
You should act and see by yourself. I think, “Action changes the future.”
In Kanagawa Hiroshima City A-bomb Legacy Successor of 2016
Succeed to historyVol.6
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
Succeed to historyVol.5
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
"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.