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2014 / Experience of Hiroshima’s Catholic Father was translated into English, available to download for free

Late Farther Tadashi Hasegawa

Late Father Tadashi Hasegawa of Memorial Cathedral for World Peace in Hiroshima was 14-year-old when the atomic bomb was dropped on the city. The bomb destroyed the city and killed over 140,000 people. Horribly burned, with little in the way of food or shelter he, along with his family, struggled to survive. A chance...
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2014 / Cultural center to present Hiroshima Day event “Remembering Sadako,” Aug. 1-3 in Los Angeles

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles presents its 2nd Annual “Remembering Sadako, Folding for Peace” from August 1-3 at the JACCC’ campus in Little Tokyo. “Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace” is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic event that will promote peace through children, arts, and culture. The event pays tribute to Sadako,...
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2014 / Hiroshima memorial service to be held at a Little Tokyo temple, Aug. 3

The 69th commemorative service for those killed in Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings will be observed on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 2 p.m. at the Koyasan Buddhist Temple, located at 342 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, in Little Tokyo. Bishop Emeritus Taisen Miyata of the temple officiates the service in front of...
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2014 / Hiroshima atomic-bombing victim Sadako Sasaki and her thousand paper crane story to be presented, Aug 3

Grtateful Crane Ensemble Sadako Story

Los Angeles-based musical troupe The Grateful Crane Ensemble will tell the story of Sadako Sasaki and her one thousand origami cranes on Sunday, August 3 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. Grateful Crane’s presentation at the JACCC’s Doizaki Gallery is part of...
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2014 / A Hiroshima Day Event: “The Concert for Peace” to feature Melissa Manchester, Aug 2 at Aratani Theatre

Melissa Manchester

  The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles will present Remembering Sadako: Folding for Peace, a three-day celebration from Friday, Aug. 1 to  Sunday, Aug. 3 at the campus of the JACCC in Little Tokyo. The event honors the legacy of Sadako Sasaki, a young victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb,...
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2014 / Hiroshima icon Sadako’ brother to speak in Los Angeles, Aug 2 at JACCC

The older brother of Hiroshima peace icon Sadako Sasaki will be traveling from his home in Fukuoka, Japan to share the words, thoughts and feelings of his12-year-old sister who became famous for folding over 1,000 origami paper cranes before succumbing to the “atom bomb disease” in 1955. Masahiro Sasaki, 73, will be speaking to...
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2014 / Hiroshima peace icon Sadako’s relatives to host cross-cultural meeting, Mar. 2

Sadako Legacy

Sadako Legacy, a Tokyo-based non-profit established in memory of Hiroshima peace icon Sadako Sasaki, will be hosting a cross-cultural meeting in Los Angeles where participants will share their experiences and lessons of war, and talk about how they can work together for peace on Sunday, March 2 from 2 pm to 4 pm at...
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2014 / Relatives of WW II historical figures to talk about Hiroshima bombing and Tohoku disaster in Los Angeles, Mar. 1

Sadako Legacy

The grandson of President Harry S. Truman and the nephew of Hiroshima peace icon Sadako Sasaki will lead a panel discussion on peace-making and restoration on Saturday, March 1 from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Japan Foundation in Los Angeles. Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of the 33rd U.S President who authorized the...
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2014 / Santa Barbara / Documentary film about exchange between Americans and atomic-bombed Hiroshima’s children, Jan 26

Film Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard

A picture drawn by a Honkawa Elementary school students in Hiroshima in the harrowing year after the atomic bombing of the city. Film “Pictures from a Hiroshima Schoolyard”  Sunday, Jan. 26, from 3:00 – 5:30 pm Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara 1535 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. (805) 965-4583 www.ussb.org A reception...
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