A statue of Sadako Sasaki stands on top of the Children's Peace Monument. Click on:
A GREAT DAY IN NAGASAKI
Rest in Peace, for the error shall not be repeated.
The Dome can be seen in the background.
I laid Pearl's ashes at the Fountain of Prayer. Hiroshima is from where her ancestors came, and she was just about to join several of her family to initiate a roots search.
Day 20 of the Great Tohoku Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Catastrophe saw deaths exceed 11,000, with 240,000 remaining in 2,000 shelters. There is a 20% chance that a 7.0 magnitude earthquake could strike before Sunday. The Fukushima Daini power plant saw some smoke today, but this apparently was caused by a malfunction in an electrical control board. However, people are beginning to doubt anything fed to them coming from Tokyo Electric Power Company.