How I survived Hiroshima - and then Nagasaki

CZLoco

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PoBoy posted this elsewhere.
Not a super long read, but a good one.
 

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Mr Yamaguchi suffered agony for much of his life, as his daughter explains. "Until I was about 12, he was wrapped in bandages for his skin wounds, and he went completely bald," says Toshiko, now 60. "My mother was also soaked in black rain [the famously radioactive rain that fell after both bombings] and was poisoned. We think she passed on that poison to us.
Wow. and we dare to complain about the crap we have to deal with
 

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Wow, what a heck of a story.

But I had to chuckle at this statement: "But now, at the age of 93 and dying from cancer – probably caused by the atomic bombs that almost killed him, twice – ...."

Is anyone aware of what percentage of people who live into their 80s and 90s die from cancer...?

And guaranteed 99.99% of them have never been near a nuclear incident.
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