John Hersey was one of the first journalists on the scene on Aug. 6, 1945, after the Americans dropped an atom bomb on the city of Hiroshima. He took a catastrophic event and described it through the emotional stories of six people who had been in the city: a minister, two physicians, a widow, a young factory worker and a Catholic priest. At that moment, he contributed significantly to the world history everyone studies today.
Walsworth’s 2018 Photo Contest now underway
For the next month, yearbook photographers across the country will have their chance to win one of 10 $100 Visa gift cards (and bragging rights, of course).