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.

Tsuyuko Nakao, 92, prays for the victims of the Hiroshima atomic bomb attack in front of the cenotaph at 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)

Tsuyuko Nakao, 92, prays for the victims of the Hiroshima atomic bomb attack in front of the cenotaph at 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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