Let’s not let the day go by …

… without remembering what occurred 62 years ago today.

“About 40,000 survivors, residents and visitors from around the world gathered near Ground Zero to observe a minute of silence at 8:15 a.m. Monday, the moment the American B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped its deadly payload on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945. An estimated 140,000 people were killed instantly or died within a few months after the bombing. Three days later, another U.S. airplane dropped a plutonium bomb on the city of Nagasaki, killing about 80,000 people.”

Without getting into the question about whether or not this was justified … without arguing about whether or not these bombings reduced casualties on both sides … let’s not let the day go by without remembering …

Pondering Pastor

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