In the city of Hiroshima, Japan, sciences, history, and personal narratives meet. Atomic bomb survivors became the keepers of this town’s history and one of the most tragic chapters in the history of humankind; and as their voices fade to old age and death, there is a sense of urgency to keep their narratives alive. These are my personal reflections.

Author/Artist Bio

Dr. Gloria R. Montebruno Saller, Ph.d teaches Japanese language, literature, and culture at the University of La Verne, California.

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