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Barefoot Gen for Schools and Libraries

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Spread Barefoot Gen's message of peace! Help print and deliver the cartoon story of Hiroshima to schools and libraries across America
Backers: 669
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $37,277 of $36,000
Dates: Aug 4th -> Sep 10th (38 days)
Project By: Last Gasp
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Latest News

We Did It!!!!!!!

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for having the strength to stand together and make this project a reality.Best Regards,Colin Turner & Everyone at Last Gasp  (Read More)

'Barefoot Gen' Kickstarter Aiming To Put Historic Hiroshima Story In Schools Enters Final Hours

September 10th - via: techtimes.com
Ever heard of Barefoot Gen? (That name's pronounced with a hard g, like gallon). It tells the story of a six-year-old boy's remarkable survival of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. (Read More)

I Come and Stand at Every Door by Nâzım Hikmet Ran

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
With about 24 hours remaining we are so close. Thank you everyone! Here is a poem by Turkish poet Nazim Hikmet Ran (1902-1963). This poem is sometimes referred to as "Hiroshima Girl" or "Hiroshima Child."  I Come and Stand at Every Door by Nâzım... (Read More)

The Birth of Barefoot Gen by Keiji Nakazawa

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
The Birth of Barefoot Gen by Keiji Nakazawa (1939–2012) The atomic bomb exploded 600 meters above my hometown of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 at 8:15 a.m. I was a little over a kilometer away from the epicenter, standing at the back gate of Kanzaki... (Read More)

Countdown - Please share Gen's Message!

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Gen couldn't stop looking at the rainbow...

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Have a great weekend everyone. Thank you for being a part of this project. We are almost to $20K. Next week we will have our final push. If we all join together we can make this a reality! Here is a page from Barefoot Gen volume 9 that I think... (Read More)

Comics After the Bomb - An Introduction by Art Spiegelman

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This essay was originally published in 1990. It is the introduction to Barefoot Gen Volume 1, and will be included in the new hardcover edition. BAREFOOT GEN Comics after the Bomb An Introduction by Art Spiegelman Gen haunts me. The first time I read... (Read More)

Forever Changed

September 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Forever Changedby Steven Okazaki When Americans talk about Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it usually turns into an unpleasant, irresolvable argument about the decision to drop the bombs. The people who feel it was justified back up their opinion not with... (Read More)

Half Way to our Goal

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We made it to 50% -- halfway to our goal! From our very first backer to the most recent, we now number 386 from all over the world. If each person can bring someone else on board (or two or three), we'll be able to print 4000 hardcover books that... (Read More)

Progress: 34% of the way there

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
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Incredible Support!

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
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Thank you! Please Share TODAY

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
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