BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6272@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20200815T000000Z DTEND:20200815T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong><span style="color: #c21313\;">PAY-WHAT-YOU-WISH</stron g>\n\nTwo award-winning Japanese American authors\,&nbsp\;<strong><a href= "http://www.kathleenburkinshaw.com/" target="_blank">Kathleen Burkinshaw</ a></strong>&nbsp\;and&nbsp\;<strong><a href="http://www.naomihirahara.com/ " target="_blank">Naomi Hirahara</a></strong>\, join together for the firs t time to discuss how they felt compelled to tell the stories of their Hir oshima&nbsp\;<em>hibakusha</em>&nbsp\;(atomic bomb survivors) parents thro ugh novels.&nbsp\;\n\nBurkinshaw&rsquo\;s middle-grade book\,&nbsp\;<em><a href="https://janmstore.com/collections/under-a-mushroom-cloud/products/t he-last-cherry-blossom" target="_blank"><strong>The Last Cherry Blossom</s trong></a></em>\, has become a resource for teachers and students under th e United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs. Hirahara&rsquo\;s Mas Ara i mysteries span seven books\, with the last Edgar Award-nominated one\,&n bsp\;<em><a href="https://janmstore.com/collections/mas-arai-series-by-nao mi-hirahara/products/hiroshima-boy" target="_blank"><strong>Hiroshima Boy< /strong></a></em>\, being translated in Japanese for a 2021 release by Sho gakukan. These two women\, who live on different sides of the United State s\, will also share the back story of their novels\, the problems of white -washing the atomic-bombing\, and their quest for peace.\n\n<strong>RSVPs are required using the link below.</strong>&nbsp\;You will be emailed link s and instructions to join our conversation on Zoom on Saturday\, August&n bsp\;15 at 12&nbsp\;p.m.&nbsp\;(PDT). Please confirm that the email that y ou register with is the best way to reach you. Contact&nbsp\;<a href="mail to:publicprograms@janm.org" target="_blank">publicprograms@janm.org</a>&nb sp\;if you have any additional questions or specific access needs.\n\n<str ong><a href="https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;t xobjid=813db726-63ea-4ce9-81fe-c0b4b2e7bde4" target="_blank">RSVP NOW</a>< /strong>\n\nIn conjunction with the exhibition&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.j anm.org/exhibits/under-a-mushroom-cloud/"><em>Under a Mushroom Cloud: Hiro shima\, Nagasaki\, and the Atomic Bomb</em></a> SUMMARY:Daughters of Hibakusha Tell Hiroshima Stories URL:/en/events/2020/08/15/daughters-of-hibakusha-tell-hiroshima-stories/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR