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Reflecting and Serving on Hiroshima Day

My oldest son came to me one night 16 years ago and said, “Dad, I’m going to Japan.” He was 16 years old at the time. And I said, “Oh, are you? And who’s paying for it?” He said, “The American Friends Service Committee. I’m going with a group of American teenagers and we’re going to interview survivors.” So he went, and spent the summer in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

URI Voice of Youth July 2010

In this newsletter, read updates about the creation of an Abrahamic Youth Alliance by one of our Youth Ambassadors, youth participation in an interfaith conference in Ammerdown, updates on the Nepali Rose Movement, Indigenous youth contributions at the URI Latin American Regional Assembly in Argentina, and more news from Ambassadors from Germany, Australia and Pakistan.