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White Light/Black Rain

by DJ on September 26th, 2007 at 10:11pm

(The following was written after watching the excellent documentary, “White Light/Black Rain”, on HBO — detailing the aftermath of the bombing by the United States of the Japanese cities Nagasaki and Hiroshima in 1945.)

I understand the stoicism of the Japanese people. The people I came from are also known for smiling through hardship, for maintaining an even keel while the world around you is falling apart.

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