Chance chat in Gaza alters a life

| Oct 4, 2015

Chance chat in Gaza alters a life

Kenji Sekine might have ended up as a wine importer at a supermarket chain in Tokyo had it not been for a chance encounter with a Palestinian boy during a trip to the Middle East in early 1999. Sekine, 39, is the founder and ...

Grandson of atomic bomb crewman writes of hibakusha horrors

Sep 30, 2015

Grandson of atomic bomb crewman writes of hibakusha horrors

The grandson of a U.S. serviceman who flew on both planes that dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 has devoted himself to a project almost unimaginable 70 years ago: spreading the stories of horror experienced by the hibakusha. Freelance photographer ...

Detecting breast cancer is not an exact science

| Sep 25, 2015

Detecting breast cancer is not an exact science

Former professional wrestler-turned TV personality Akira Hokuto, 48, made headlines this week when she announced on Wednesday she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. She had surgery to remove her right breast on Thursday. Hokuto revealed in her blog that the diagnosis came as ...