August 6, 2018

A Japanese girl displays folded paper cranes Aug. 5, 2015; she brought them to Hiroshima in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the U.S. dropping an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The cranes are a sign of hope and peace. (CNS photo / Paul Jeffrey)

"We can grow peace. It's the peace that we should pass down to generations."

—Sr. Agnes Eleanor Kazuko Hirota, one of the hibakusha, victims who survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945.

She shared memories of that day with GSR at "On World Day of Peace, stories of sisters who survived Hiroshima bombing."