A Child’s Memories of Hiroshima

Hideko Tamura Snider

is hibakusha, a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. She’s written a memoir recounting the moment titled One Sunny Day: A Child’s Memories of Hiroshima. In 2003, she retired as a psychiatric social worker from the University of Chicago Hospital. She now lives in Medford, Oregon, where she runs One Sunny Day Initiatives, a peace education organization.

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August 12th, 2016

One of the hibakusha, the survivors of Hiroshima, reflects on life after the bombing in frank words: to honor the lives destroyed, and hope that her experience with death imparts a lesson about the preciousness of life.