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Japanese Man Certified as Double A-Bomb Victim 11

Posted by samzenpus
from the having-a-truly-bad-day dept.
93-year-old, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, has become the first person certified as a survivor of both U.S. atomic bombings at the end of World War II. Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima on a business trip when an atomic bomb hit the city. He suffered serious burns to his upper body and had to spend the night. He then returned to his hometown of Nagasaki to recover. Unfortunately he got home just in time for the second attack. "As far as we know, he is the first one to be officially recognized as a survivor of atomic bombings in both Hiroshima and Nagasaki," Nagasaki city official Toshiro Miyamoto said. "It's such an unfortunate case, but it is possible that there are more people like him." I assume that The Karmic Wheel only turns in Mr. Yamaguchi's favor now.

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