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The horror in post-bombing Hiroshima is captured in black-and-white photos of the city and its beleaguered survivors.

But Taeko Tada, whose mother survived the U.S. atomic bombing at the age of 5, has a different take on the tragedy. Her self-published manga focuses on the happier faces of women who let go of their pain, decided to forgive and helped to rebuild the city.

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