Imari Yasuno ’24: Projects for Peaces Grant Winner

Imari Yasuno ’24

Nuclear Reverberations

Amherst Magazine

Imari Yasuno ’24—Amherst College’s latest winner of a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant—grew up in Nagasaki, Japan, amid enduring echoes of a nuclear explosion. As a high school student in 2015, she attended a 70th-anniversary commemoration of the city’s devastation by a U.S. atomic bomb during World War II. There she heard the testimony of a hibakusha (atomic bomb survivor) named Sakue Shimohira.

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