NAGASAKI – Former Nagasaki University President Hideo Tsuchiyama, leader of the peace movement and nuclear abolition campaign of atom-bombed Nagasaki, died early Saturday morning. He was 92.
Tsuchiyama was away from Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945, when the United States dropped its second atomic bomb on the city but was exposed to its radiation when he entered the city the following day to treat the victims as a student of Nagasaki Medical College (now the School of Medicine at Nagasaki University).
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