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  • Text of Obama’s speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

    Text of President Barack Obama’s remarks Friday at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park about the U.S. atomic bombing, the legacy of World War II and nuclear weapons, as delivered:

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  • U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Shigeaki Mori, an atomic bomb survivor; creator of the memorial for American WWII POWs killed at Hiroshima, during a ceremony at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. (AP Photo Carolyn Kaster)

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  • Bomb survivor Kinuyo Ikegami offers prayers at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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  • U.S. President Barack Obam, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands after laying wreaths at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western, Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. Atomic Bomb Dome is seen in the background. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    The Latest: Hiroshima peace park preparing for Obama

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima, Japan (all times local):