Japan: Hiroshima’s Peace Museum

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It was the stories of the children and their distraught parents that hit hard and moved you to tears.

Sadako Sasaki famously folded over 1300 paper cranes in the hope that by completing 1000 of them, she would have her wish met be cured of the leukaemia caused by the atomic bomb. These are some of the tiny cranes she made from medicine wrappings and other paper scraps. She died eight months after her diagnosis.

This is the tricycle that belonged to a little boy who was about to turn four. His father buried the child and the tricycle together.

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No more Hiroshimas.

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