For almost 50 years, George Takei has been a pioneering voice in culture, co-starring in the original “Star Trek” television series and becoming known to a new generation of fans as an online social commentator and humorist.
But Takei took on a more serious and somber tone this week, revisiting the city of Hiroshima to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the devastating atomic bomb attack that killed more than 100,000 people.
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Greenpeace believes that peace is the best self-defense, and that war is the biggest threat to the environment. This story is a call for peace by Daisuke Miyachi of Greenpeace Japan. Daisuke is from Hiroshima and his grandmother was one of the surviving victims of the atomic bombing on August 6, 1945.
The atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima at 8:15 am on August 6, 1945.
Sixty-nine years have now passed.
For more on this story, visit: Message of Peace from Hiroshima – 69 years on, peace is still the best self-defense | Greenpeace BlogsGreenpeace Blogs.