August 6 2017 – Sunday Vigil by the Ginkgo Tree at Tilgate Park in Crawley [12.30-12.35] to mark 72nd Anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Today, Sunday, a Silent Vigil to mark the 72nd Anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing took place by the Ginkgo Tree in Crawley’s Tilgate Park.

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At the foot of the Ginkgo Tree in Tilgate Park

One of those participating was Laura Moffatt, MP for Crawley [1997-2010]

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Laura Moffatt

After a Minute’s Silence, we walked down to the Peace Garden

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And then walked round Tilgate Lake

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Tilgate Lake

And returned to the Ginkgo Tree and its Plaque

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/from_the_truthdig_archives_the_terror_america_wrought_20150731 [Truthdig]

http://www.icanw.org/ [ICAN]

http://www.mayorsforpeace.org/english/ [Mayors for Peace]

https://gatwickcitytimes.wordpress.com/2017/08/02/august-2-2017-hiroshima-vigil-tilgate-park-crawley-sunday-august-6-2017-12-30-12-35pm-at-the-ginkgo-tree-by-smith-western/ [Preparation for Silent Vigil + Crawley’s Nuclear History]

https://gatwickcitytimes.wordpress.com/2017/07/12/july-12-2017-let-history-speak-crawleys-70th-anniversary/ [1962 Reception Centres. Daily Telegraph article]

 

 

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