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Sadako Peace Day 2011
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation hosted the 17th Annual Sadako Peace Day commemoration on August 9, 2011 at La Casa de Maria in Montecito, CA. Each year the Foundation remembers the story of Sadako Sasaki and all victims of nuclear weapons.
Photos from the 2011 event are below.
2011 Sadako Peace Day
by David Krieger
by Perie Longo
by Amy Michelson
Sadako Peace Garden in Montecito, CA.
Dr. Jimmy Hara, Vice President of Physicians for Social Responsibility - Los Angeles, was the keynote speaker.
Carol Ann Manzi and Thomas Heck play
Blowin' in the Wind
Ron Alexander reads a poem.
Amy Michelson reads her original poem
Carol Ann Manzi and Thomas Heck play a version of the song
adapted for the occasion.
Stephanie Glatt, Executive Director of La Casa de Maria, sends a message of peace to the audience.
Bob Nyosui Sedivy explains the song he is about to play on the shakuhachi, an ancient Japanese bamboo flute.
Guests talk after the program concludes.
David Krieger, NAPF President; Shigeko Sasamori, Hiroshima survivor; Dr. Jimmy Hara, PSR-Los Angeles.
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