The Man Who Survived Two Atomic Bombs

“I thought the mushroom cloud had followed me from Hiroshima” — Tsutomu Yamaguchi

Photograph of Tsutomu Yamaguchi by Justin Mccurry. March 25, 2009. By Source, Fair use,

We could say that this man was one of the luckiest on the planet. Having survived the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II that killed over 80,000 people instantly and another 60,000 Japanese citizens in the months that followed.



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