2017 / Hibakusha Memorial: Aug. 6, 2016 at Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles

Hiroshima Peace Flame and a memorial tablet for Hiroshima – Nagasaki Hibakusha were place in the center stage of Koyasn Buddhist Temple’s mail hall for the memorial service. (Cultural News Photo)

The 72nd Commemorative Service of Hiroshima – Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Victims was held by the American Society of Hiroshima – Nagasaki A-Bomb Survivors and Koyasan Buddhist Temple on Aug. 6, 2017 at the mail hall of Koyasan Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles.

Words of Commemoration was delivered by guest speaker Dr. Takeshi Matsumoto, who are working as physician in Los Angeles for over 30 years, and helped doctors from Japan to examine Hibakusha in Los Angeles from 1980s to early 2000s.

Dr. Matsumoto talked about his dream after he heard about the Hiroshima Atomic bombing from late Kaz Suyeishi, president of the Hibakusha association, and showed his painting inspired by Suyeishi’s story. (Cultural News Video)

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The 72nd Commemorative Service of Hiroshima – Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Victims was held by American Society of Hiroshima – Nagasaki A-Bomb Survivors (A.S.A.) at Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2016, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

Words of appreciation was delivered by Mr. Darrell Miho (A.S.A) and Mr. Taeko Okabe.
Closing message was presented by Dr. Gloria Montebruno Saller (A.S.A).
Concluding Message was talked by Mrs. Tsuruko Iwohara (A.S.A)
( Cultural News Video)

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