Ms. West, former New Paltz Language Immersion Institute professor, was 13 years old living only 2 km from where the Atomic Bomb destroyed Hiroshima putting an end to WWII. She describes the loss of her family and the feeling of loneliness. The discussion was originally scheduled to take place at […]

In a culmination of the “Hiroshima Speaks” exhibit held in the Sojourner Truth Library on Sept. 23, Tomiko Morimoto West provided a compelling account of her experiences in Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, the day of the atomic bombing. According to West, her mission is to convey messages about the […]