Hiraku Seida

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Hibakusha still suffering with no government aid

National Jul 27, 2006

Hibakusha still suffering with no government aid

On Aug. 9, 1945, Sakue Shimohira heard the sirens and ran with her younger sister and a nephew into an air-raid shelter about 800 meters from ground zero in Nagasaki. With the flash and then a blast, the young girl briefly lost consciousness. Afterward, they ...