Hiroshima and Beyond
Each year on August 6th,
the Saltspring Island Peace Group
organizes a day of remembrance
at the Peace Park in Ganges
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|Phil Vernon began the ceremony with his own songs|
|The crowd listens to a story by Cherie Gauvreau|
|The circle is left in place for two days, then cleaned up (and the flowers composted).
The Peace Group invited everyone on the island to join in this day of remembrance. Some of the groups that participated were the Saltspring Voice of Women, The Raging Grannies, and Copper Kettle.
|Everyone helps create the peace symbol, then more flowers are added all evening|
|The Raging Grannies|
|Bob Wild speaks of his belief that there
is No Peace Without Justice.
|Shilo Zybergold sings|