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Japan marks Hiroshima anniversary

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e bell tolls at 8:15 AM, the exact moment a U.S. war plane dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima 71 years ago, then a minute's silence. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe laying a reef for the thousands of victims who were killed instantly and another 140,000 who died before the year was out.
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Later in 1945, another U.S. Atomic Bomb on the southern city of Nagasaki, Japan surrendered six days later. For the first time this year, a U.S. President visited Hiroshima, Barack Obama was struck by the spirit of a place, mayor Kazumi Matsui said, that refuses to forgive absolute evil.