Rae Street has been arrested, travelled the world and camped out on an RAF base – all in the name of peace. The campaigner has spent almost four decades fighting to raise awareness of the devastating effects of nuclear weapons. Former teacher Rae, 80, has protested outside NATO headquarters and embarked on a whistle-stop tour of the U.S to promote a message of nuclear disarmament. She was even part of the famous Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp – an anti nuclear protest which spanned almost 20 years. But it was a visit to Hiroshima – the city where the United States detonated a nuclear bomb during WWII – that Rae was convinced the fight to eradicate nuclear weapons was so vital.
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