Photos from the Hiroshima Day gathering on August 6th, 2014.
About Paul Clifford
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by Judi Wyatt My plan was to have a child when my husband and I had been married for 10 years. Yes, this was rather calculated. Even more calculated was my concern about the kind of world my children would live in. It was the early 80’s, a time of great anxiety about nuclear weapons. […]
Hiroshima day: Commemorating the day 135,000 people were vaporized, burned or poisoned by the atom bomb
Kingston has long commemorated Hiroshima Day with an evening ceremony. Lately people have gathered beneath the century-old silver maples at Skeleton Park. They fashion origami peace cranes, listening to poetry and music. As darkness falls. They float tiny paper boats carrying candles that flicker across the water of the wading pool. “This is our cry. […]
We are very pleased that the Dennis Gruending at the United Church Observer has featured our organization in an article on his blog: One hundred years ago this month, Europe stumbled toward a catastrophic war that killed and maimed an astonishing 37 million people. Roughly 61,000 Canadians, alone, died and another 150,000 were wounded. The […]