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Hiroshima marked the 74th anniversary of its atomic bombing on Aug. 6. At exactly 8:15 a.m., the time the atomic bomb was dropped, people offered a minute of silent prayer

On Aug. 6 every year, I remember my visit to Coventry, England. Many citizens of that city know about Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This is partly because they have a Hiroshima Day Commemoration Service on Aug. 6 every year at Coventry Cathedral. Remembering the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, they gather to pray for peace. This memorial service has been held every year since 1987.

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