Daily Updates – Sunday, September 3, 2006 – Morning Session

The final day of the conference was highlighted with a youth forum, featuring students from New York, Washington and Hiroshima, and a testimony by Hibakusha (a survivor of the atomic bomb).

Lehman College students and alumni, Michelle Augustine, Frank Kritton, Jennifer Herrera and Monique McPherson, joined Japanese students to address the audience in a youth forum entitled “Building a Peaceful Tomorrow.” In the forum, presentations from various Japanese groups displayed images of the devastation left by the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all students participating in the panel discussed some of the challenges they will be facing in the process of educating next generations into a culture of peace.

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