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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Every Colour in the Rainbow
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On the sixtieth anniversary of the atomic bombing of Japan, Hay reflects on the human tragedy and the loss of innocent lives. She recalls, with great sadness, her reading of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes.


  • Epigraph: The colossal scale of evil could only be matched or countered by some solitary flicker of intense and private humanity.--Shirley Hazzard, The Transit of Venus.

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    y separately published work icon Heat 10 Years no. 12 (New Series) 2006 Z1332117 2006 periodical issue 2006 pg. 47-55
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