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Koko Kondo (left), a survivor of the 1945 atom bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, talks with Bishop Mary Ann Swenson on August 7 in Hiroshima, Japan. Swenson, a United Methodist from the U.S., is vice moderator of the World Council of Churches Central Committee, and is leading a delegation of church leaders from around the world who have come to see for themselves the suffering caused by the bomb, to listen to the survivors and to local church leaders, and to return home recommitted to advocating for an end to nuclear weapons. Kondo is a well-known hibakusha, or atom bomb survivor, who along with her father is mentioned in John Hershey's landmark book about the horror of Hiroshima.