Hiroshima bombing recalled in Oregon 'peace trees' campaign

This week marks the culmination of a four-year-long campaign in Oregon to plant saplings grown from the seeds of trees that survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

SALEM, Ore. — Hideko Tamura Snider was a 10-year-old girl in Hiroshima, Japan, when the United States detonated an atomic bomb over the city on Aug. 6, 1945, during World War II.

On Wednesday, she described the horrors of that day as the guest of honor in a ceremony marking the culmination of a four-year-long campaign in Oregon to plant saplings grown from the seeds of trees that also survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

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