— The city of Nagasaki will work with popular singer, songwriter and actor Masaharu Fukuyama to promote peace through trees that survived the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of the southwestern Japan city, officials said recently.

The city aims to start the “Nagasaki Kusunoki” (camphor trees) project later this month, sharing online videos of the trees and maps specifying their locations. Nagasaki has 46 trees that withstood the heat and blast of the atomic bomb, according to the officials…

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