• Kyodo


The elder brother of a Japanese girl who succumbed to leukemia a decade after being exposed to the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima said he will set up a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles aimed at promoting peace education.

Masahiro Sasaki, the 74-year-old brother of Sadako Sasaki, said Sunday that Clifton Truman Daniel, the eldest grandson of Harry Truman, the president who ordered the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, is expected to head the organization.

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