HIROSHIMA — A New York retiree who lost her brother in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center participated Tuesday in the 57th memorial service for the 1945 atomic bombing here, sharing wishes for a world without violence.

Rita Lasar, 70, is a member of the September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, an organization of relatives of the terror victims seeking nonviolent solutions to conflict. She also visited Afghanistan earlier this year and met people who lost relatives in U.S. airstrikes.

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