Hiroshima, Japan. Lanterns were released this Saturday in honour of the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombings, each bearing a message in protest of continued nuclear power. Atomic bomb survivor, 81-year-old Masahito Hirose, who was a high school student when they were dropped, said

Is it Japan’s fate to repeatedly serve as a warning to the world about the dangers of radiation? I wish we had found the courage to speak out earlier against nuclear power sooner.

Photo Credit: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters via the New York Times

Hiroshima, Japan. Lanterns were released this Saturday in honour of the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombings, each bearing a message in protest of continued nuclear power. Atomic bomb survivor, 81-year-old Masahito Hirose, who was a high school student when they were dropped, said

Is it Japan’s fate to repeatedly serve as a warning to the world about the dangers of radiation? I wish we had found the courage to speak out earlier against nuclear power sooner.

Photo Credit: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters via the New York Times

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