It was an honor to speak for the Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at the University of Hawaii. Hear about Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Survivor Shigeaki Mori-san and his work recovering the names of the American Prisoners of War (POW’s) who perished in the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb. His research brought peace of mind to almost a dozen American military families. If you missed the live broadcast, please view the talk here on YouTube:
“Equal Lives: Hiroshima Hibakusha Shigeaki Mori and the stories of 12 American POWs” with Director G.K. Hunter
The Story: Director G. K. Hunter shares the central theme of reconciliation featured in his documentary “Sakura & Pearls: Healing from World War II.” This theme was inspired by his interview of Shigeaki Mori-san, a Hiroshima hibakusha (atomic bomb survivor) and renowned historian in Japan, who documented the 12 American POW’s that perished from the atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
About George Kamana Hunter: G. K. Hunter is author of Healing Our Bloodlines: The 8 Realizations of Generational Liberation (September 2019), which is a guidebook that chronicles his use of a form of inter-generational healing called Bloodline Healing. After15 years of working with Jewish Holocaust Survivors, Native Americans, the homeless, veterans, physicians, and community leaders, a step by step process to unburdening the heavy history that we inherit from our ancestors. By releasing these invisible burdens, we can claim our innate gifts which lead us to our most purposeful and liberated life. G. K. Hunter is the director of Sakura & Pearls: Healing from World War 2, a documentary about Japanese Survivors of the Atomic Bomb meeting the American Survivors of Pearl Harbor. This remarkable and intense exchange between former enemies is meant to spark dialogue among the future generations about how we can resolve conflict without repeating the painful experiences of our ancestors. An electric speaker and impassioned singer, G. K. Hunter has presented at such venues as the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Cornell University, and NPR’s All Things Considered on KUNM radio. Sponsor: Matsunaga Institute for Peace. To learn more about G.K. Hunter, visit https://gkhunter.com. To learn more about the Matsunaga Institute for Peace, visit us at https://peaceinstitute.manoa.hawaii.edu/.
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