Thursday, August 6, 2009

Floating Lanterns and Folded Cranes

Today, August 6, the world remembers the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. On the north shore of Green Lake in Seattle, volunteers hold the commemorative ceremony "From Hiroshima to Hope," a hauntingly beautiful lantern-floating ritual in remembrance of the victims at Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all victims of war and violence. More information: http://www.wingluke.org/hth09/ (photo courtesy of Wing Luke Asian Museum). Come fold a crane and float a lantern for peace.

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