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The city has long been rebuilt and moved on, but Hiroshi Ito still can’t come to grips with Nagasaki’s obliteration by the United States 63 years ago.

“I don’t have any hatred toward the U.S. now,” the 78-year-old A-bomb survivor said, rubbing burn scars on his right hand. “But I do wonder how the U.S. could justify dropping the atomic bomb on us.”

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