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Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemoration set for August 7

Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemoration set for August 7

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 11:00pm
Grace Amemiya at Hiroshima commemoration 8-6-12

Grace Amemiya, who spent time in a Japanese Internment camp during World War II, speaks in Des Moines about her experiences at the 2012 commemoration of the Hiroshima-Nagasaki bombings. For more photos from the rally, click here.

Photo: AFSC / Jon Krieg

Catholic Peace Ministry, AFSC, WILPF and other organizations are sponsoring one of the longest-running Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemoration events in the country! Meet at the Japanese bell on the State Capitol Grounds on Thursday, August 7th, at 7:30pm.  For more information contact Ericka at


Japanese Bell
State Capitol Grounds E. 9th and Court
Des Moines , IA