10 Remembrance Day Images

Thank you to my friend, MaryLou, for giving such a real view of what today means.

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Here are ten photos I took in different places around the world that remind me of the human cost of war and the need for peace.

Photo I took at the Killing Fields in Cambodia I took this photo at the Killing Fields in Cambodia. An estimated 3 million people died there at the hands of the Khmer Rouge between 1975 and 1979

Photo I took of a tricycle at the Peace Museum in HiroshimaA rusty tricycle sits in one display case. It belonged to a three-year-old boy who was riding it when he died. His father buried the tricycle with his son in his family’s front yard on August 6. Because there were so many dead people in Hiroshima there was no time for proper funerals or burials.While touring the Peace Museum in Hiroshima I took this photo of a three-year old boy’s tricycle. He was riding it when he was killed instantly along with 70,000 other people on August 6, 1945 the day Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

Photo I took of my husband Dave looking at the names of the 1,177 men who died on the USS Arizona when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor In Hawaii I took a photo of my husband Dave reading the names of the 1,177 men who died on the USS Arizona when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941

Photo I took at the reflecting pool at the 9/11 memorial in New York City. The terrorist attacks resulted in the deaths of 2, 996 people.  I was at the reflecting pool at the 9/11 memorial in New York City when I took this photo.  The…

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About Suzanne Costigan

Author of Empty Cup, a contemporary, social issues based young adult novel.

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