Hiroshima Remembered in Oak Ridge

The Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex which enriched the uranium fuel for the Little Boy bomb that destroyed Hiroshima, Japan in 1945 was the site of a Names and Remembrance ceremony on August 6, 2014. Workers arriving at the plant found a peaceful vigil and a chain of peace lanterns across from the main entrance to the bomb plant.

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Sunday Vigil at Y-12 in Oak Ridge Tennessee

Sunday Vigil

OREPA has held Sunday vigils every week for more than 22 years at the main entrance to the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex (intersection of Scarboro Rd and East Bear Creek Road) at 5:00pm ET. We are outdoors and space our chairs; when covid numbers are up, we encourage people to wear masks. Bring your own chair, we have some umbrellas for sun shade or rain.

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