|The Statue of Mother and Child in the Storm
is located on the greenbelt in front of the
West Building of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial
Museum. The bronze stat- ue represents a
mother holding an infant tightly in her right
arm and protecting an-other child with her
left arm, leaning for- ward, determined to
survive whatever suffering may confront her.
The Japan Council Against A-and H-bombs presented
the City of Hiroshima with an original work
by Shin Hongo, member of the Aritists Association
of Shinseisaku at the time of the fifth World
Conference Against A-and H-bombs.
The Hiroshima Municipal Federation of Womam's Associations decided to make a bronze replica of his work and raised funds to erect it on August 5, 1960.
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