"The Trees That Survived Hiroshima": NYT article on hibakujumoku descendants in Oregon
Will Matsuda is a Japanese American photographer based in Portland, Oregon. His grandmother was living in Hawaii in 1945 when she lost most of her family in Hiroshima to the atomic bomb. Matsuda recently wrote a New York Times Op-ed about finding an unlikely connection in Oregon to his family history: hibakujumoku Ginkgo trees planted by GLH partner Hideko Tamura Snider as part of the Sunny Day Initiative. Matsuda has created a photography collection on these Gingkoes.
To find out more, click here to read the article on the New York Times website.