In the course of human history we've done things that are largely and entirely horrific. There are always reasons as to why it had to be done. Why in the general scheme of things something intolerable had to take precedence over a continuing pattern of destruction.
I was not born when the events of the World War II were being decided but I can take today to apologize.
In that deeply personal space of your heart. Take this moment to say "I'm sorry" for the wounds inflicted; for the fallout (literally) and for the ways we have, since our action, overlooked the basic tenants of humanity.
Today on the 65th Anniversary of Hiroshima... remember any loss of human life leaves the whole of society weakened.