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Hiroshima bombing recalled in Oregon "peace trees" campaign

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Hideko Tamura Snider was a 10-year-old girl in Hiroshima, Japan, when the United States detonated an atomic bomb over the city on Aug. 6, 1945. A total of 170 trees in Hiroshima that survived the bomb are reportedly still living. An estimated 140,000 people, including those with radiation-related injuries and illnesses, died through Dec. 31, 1945, from the Hiroshima bombing.
Published 4 months ago · Hiroshima, Japan

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Hiroshima bombing recalled in Oregon "peace trees" campaign

By ANDREW SELSKY Associated PressSALEM, Ore. (AP) — Hideko Tamura Snider was a 10-year-old girl in Hiroshima, Japan, when the United States detonated an atomic bomb over the city on Aug. 6, 1945, during World War II. On Wednesday, she described the horrors of that day as the guest of honor in a ceremony marking the culmination of a four-year-long campaign in Oregon to plant saplings grown from the seeds of trees that also survived the atomic bom…

4 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Hiroshima bombing recalled in Oregon "peace trees" campaign

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Hideko Tamura Snider was a 10-year-old girl in Hiroshima, Japan, when the United States detonated an atomic bomb over the city on Aug. 6, 1945, during World War II. On Wednesday, she described the horrors of that day as the guest of honor in a ceremony marking the culmination of a four-year-long campaign in Oregon to plant saplings grown from the seeds of trees that also survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.An Oregon offic…

4 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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Hiroshima bombing recalled in Oregon "peace trees" campaign

This week marks the culmination of a four-year-long campaign in Oregon to plant saplings grown from the seeds of trees that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. An Oregon official involved in the campaign says recognition of the continued threat…

4 months ago·Carlisle, United States
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