#Messages and thoughts to pass on
Interviews with A-bomb survivors, A-bomb Legacy Successors, and peace volunteers.
Pass down a storyVol.18
When my mother said to me,“Keiko-chan, death isn’t terrible. It isn’t frightening,” I thought, “Oh, that airplane is going to drop a bomb. And then, I’ll die.” Looking back now, it is amazing that a nine-year-old girl prepared for her death, then.
Pass down a storyVol.12
Listen sincerely to survivors and think about what you can do for yourself.
To think about your future is the duty of young people living in the victim country of the atomic bombs.
Succeed to historyVol.13
I think it is important for us to know and remember what A-bomb survivors experienced, but at the same time, it is important to know that there were a lot of people who couldn’t even talk about their experiences.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum curator
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.
Pass down a storyVol.11
Thinking about the A-bombing is thinking about humans.
Pass down a storyVol.9
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.
Succeed to historyVol.11
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.
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
"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.