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Nuclear Remembrance Day 2015

On Saturday, Feb. 28th, at the Jones Center Chapel, the 4 Atolls, in partnership with MEI, will host Nuclear Remembrance Day 2015: Aeran Dron non juon ilju eo eman, Collaboration for a Brighter Tomorrow                                                                                                                          The program will begin at noon with a screening of Adam Horowitz's film, Nuclear Savage. At 2:00 PM the main ceremony will begin with speakers, performances, and a candlelight vigil. Refreshments will be served. Marshallese handicrafts and selected books will be available for view, sale.                                                                                                                            The event is free and open to the public.                                                                                                                             From 1946-1958 the United States tested 67 nuclear weapons in the Marshall Islands. Nuclear Remembrance Day serves as a day to honor victims and survivors and educate the public about the shared US-RMI nuclear legacy. Screen Shot 2015-02-25 at 9.02.35 PM      

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