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Located in Seaforth Peace Park, across from the Armoury, south of the Burrard-Cornwall intersection, a very traditional sculpture honouring a Vancouver citizen.

sculpture

The attribution reads:

Kinuko Laskey

Kinuko Laskey was a sixteen year old nurse who survived the bombing of Hiroshima. She moved to Vancouver in 1954 and for many years was unable to speak of her experience. In 1982 she broke her silence and began what became a lifelong work as a peace educator and activist. This bust honours Kinuko’s life and her work

Sponsor:  Vancouver and District Labour Council is proud to dedicate this monument to Kinuko Laskey’s memory.

Sculptor:  Keith Shields

More HERE and HERE.