Peace fair held in Cranford to remember victims of atomic bomb attacks in Japan
(08/07/04) CRANFORD - On Saturday, members of New Jersey Peace Action remembered the victims of the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan during World War II with a peace fair. This weekend marks the 59th anniversary of the dropping of those bombs.
Participants listened to music, viewed art and learned how to make Japanese origami peace cranes. Folks who attended the event also rallied for an end to all wars, including the current war in Iraq.
On Monday, Hiroshima survivors will speak at a ceremony at Saint John's Church in Elizabeth, beginning at 10:30 a.m.