6pm Hiroshima Gathering at Friends Meeting at Cambridge

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Reading of Merton’s “Original Child Bomb” to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

A coalition of peace groups (including our Peace & Social Justice Committee which is a co-sponsor) is sponsoring three events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. At this event, we will gather on the front lawn of FMC for our traditional community reading of Thomas Merton’s meditation “Original Child Bomb” Bring your own chairs. The bathrooms at FMC will not be available. Wearing masks is mandatory as is maintaining 6’ social distancing. After the reading, at 7:00pm all are invited to walk to a program with speakers and music in lower Longfellow Park near FMC.