Assumption focuses on nuclear legacy

Assumption 10th graders Anelly Silk, Jessica Kabua, and Zoe Abraham — with Kale Abraham — presented their model of the Runit Dome at Enewetak Atoll as part of the Majuro school’s annual focus on Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day. Photo: Eve Burns.

Assumption School gathered last Friday to remember the day the US tested its largest hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll. Their day started out with a mass in church, then essay winners read their essays out to the whole school, staff and students. Guest speaker Alson Kelen, a member of the National Nuclear Commission, talked about the nuclear legacy. The students then presented a science fair displaying exhibits about the nuclear bombs. Little kids gathered to sing songs to lighten the mood of an emotional day.

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