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#‎YukiyoKawano‬ ‪#‎Butoh‬ ‪#‎FromHiroshimatoHope‬, Seattle’s annual peace event honoring the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and all victims of war and violence, took place on August 6th, 2015, the 70th anniversary of the bombing. (httpa//fromhiroshimatohope.org/:::http://fromhiroshimatohope.org/)To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, Yukiyo Kawano, a Portland based artist and third-generation hibakusha (nuclear bomb survivor), created a full-sized sculptural replica of the uranium bomb titled "Little Boy (folded)". The sculpture is made from her grandmother’s translucent kimonos, sewn together with strands of her own hair.“Seventy years later, I re-traced the hand stitching of Grandmother, with a seam ripper between my fingers, feeling a gentle sadness, a wistfulness, reflecting on the ephemera of things”