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    Hiroshima: Peace Memorial Museum, Art by Survivors, 11 -- "Children crying as they looked at the red sky." by Yoneo, Yoshiko

    Children crying as they looked at the red sky. -- Explanation by the Artist: "What? Whose mother is this?" Looking at the crimson sky over Hiroshima and thinking of their parents, evacuated children were sobbing. Eventually, someone's mother arrived at the temple steps looking like an old rag. She described the situation in Hiroshima and spoke the names of other parents she had met. She also told the names of some parents that would never be returning." The scene depicted was 19.5 km from the hypocenter, Obayashi Lecture Center, Obayashi-mura, Asa-gun (now Obayashi Asakita-ku) Artist was 10 at the time of the bombing, 39 when she drew this picture.