Art: Through the Eyes of Children

The letter from the U.S. was addressed to "His Honor, the Mayor of Hiroshima," and began: "Greetings from Santa Fe . . . Our city lies in the shadow of Los Alamos, the birthplace of the atomic bomb." She was not writing to open old scars, continued Art Supervisor Susan B. Anderson, but to bring about better understanding between the two cities. One way to understanding, she thought, was through the eyes of children: why not let schoolchildren of Hiroshima and Santa Fe exchange paintings of the life around them?

Last week Supervisor Anderson's wish had come true.

With the help of Japanese-born...

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