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Saturday, August 06, 2005

Remembering Hiroshima

Sixty years ago today, the first atomic bomb was used on Hiroshima, Japan. Its use stopped a war and may have saved a million lives.

Let us spend a moment of silence in memory of that event, and hope that we'll never see one used on another city.

One of the surviving crew of the Enola Gay, the plane who dropped the Hiroshima bomb, said it best: "Let's hope terrorists never get hold of one."

We've done very little since 9 11 to stop the global spread of nuclear material and weapons...

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