Hiroshima anniversary

A U.S. representative participated for the first time Friday in Japan's annual commemoration of the American atomic bombing of Hiroshima, in a 65th anniversary event that organizers hope will bolster global efforts toward nuclear disarmament.

With the gutted Atomic Bomb Dome as a backdrop, doves fly over the cenotaph of the Peace Memorial Park at Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, Aug. 6, 2010. Hiroshima marked the 65th anniversary of the the world's first atomic bomb attack that devastated the western Japanese city at the closing days of World War II. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

With the gutted Atomic Bomb Dome as a backdrop, doves fly over the cenotaph of the Peace Memorial Park at Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, Aug. 6, 2010. Hiroshima marked the 65th anniversary of the the world's first atomic bomb attack that devastated the western Japanese city at the closing days of World War II. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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