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FRESH LESSON: This day in history – August 6th

August 6, 2009

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On this day in 1945, at 8:16 a.m. Japanese time, an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, drops the world’s first atom bomb, over the city of Hiroshima. Approximately 80,000 people are killed as a direct result of the blast, and another 35,000 are injured. At least another 60,000 would be dead by the end of the year from the effects of the fallout.

I can’t imagine the fear and anxiety of living in such a time. I am definitely an advocate of clearing all countries of this unnecessary weapon. This should be a lesson learned for all countries. Make love. Not war.

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