Cat J. Lane performed a theatrical poem from the play “Comfort” at the “Comfort Women” monument dedication ceremony in Union City on Monday..

Accompanied by 12-year-old Subin Lee on the harp, the poem brought tears to several eyes in the audience, in which two survivors of the time period were present.

The play aims to raise awareness of abused of women around the world and is playing at the Jewel Box Theatre in New York City and the Lincoln Center. During World War II, thousands of women were taken from Korea and forced into sex slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army.