World War II

THE PRICE OF PEACE

ETSUKO THURLOW, who survived the bombing of Hiroshima as a 13-year-old schoolgirl, channels her trauma into activism. The 88-year-old travels the world as an anti-nuclear crusader, reliving the horrors she observed on August 6, 1945, as a representative for, a documentary released to coincide with the Hiroshima attack’s 75th anniversary, follows Thurlow as she moves hearts and minds around the globe, jointly accepts a 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, and mentors the younger Mitchie Takeuchi, a Hiroshima native who mines Thurlow’s wisdom for insights into her own mother’s experience with the bombing—and her reluctance to discuss the disaster.

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