No more: Tears of shared nightmares

17.09.2012                      01.Tischrei. 5773                      Rosch Haschanah 1

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No more: Tears of shared nightmares

Survivors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb and Holocaust Survivors have an emotional meeting at Yad Vashem.

At 8:15 on Monday, August 6, 1945, Miyake Nobuo name was riding the train in Hiroshima. A diminutive 16-year-old, he was crammed into the aisle in the packed train and surrounded by so many people during the morning rush hour he couldn’t even see outside. Suddenly, the train shook. There was a flash of blinding blue light, like hundreds of cameras going off next to his face. Miyake thought the electricity had short-circuited and the train was about to burst into flames. Luckily, he was close to an exit and jumped out quickly….