Review: The Peace Tree from Hiroshima

It's always a happy day when a book arrives in the mail. My doorbell rang the other morning with one of Tuttle Publishing's latest offerings,┬áThe Peace Tree from Hiroshima. While we've just missed the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and the end of World War II, the message in this book never goes... Continue Reading →

Experience: Listening to a Hibakusha

The Hiroshima Peace Museum is a worthwhile visit in its own right but for me, the most moving moment of my visit there a few years ago was the chance to listen to a hibakusha tell his story. Hibakusha is the Japanese word for those who survived the atomic bombing of either Hiroshima or Nagasaki... Continue Reading →

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