"Hiroshima does not call itself the Atomic City....because it is not honorable but
rather disgraceful, both for those who dropped and those who were dropped. On the
contrary, what Hiroshima City is at least proud of is that the city...has come to
stand out from the ashes of the atomic bomb, not as a city of hostility and revenge,
but as a city of peace and reconciliation."
Tatsuo Morito. "Speech text for greeting Dr. Linus Pauling." August 5, 1959.
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