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Last member of B-29 crew that dropped atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died

ATLANTA – The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died.

Tom VanKirk says his father, 93-year-old Theodore VanKirk, died Monday in Stone Mountain, Georgia. 84 more words

Defence Watch

Japanese Schoolgirl Accused of Murdering, Dismembering Classmate

A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has been arrested in Nagasaki on charges of murdering and dismembering her classmate.

Police say the girl admitted to killing Aiwa Matsuo, 15, by bludgeoning her with a blunt object, then decapitating her and cutting off her left hand, … 71 more words

Autumn Red.

Pretty pink cosmoses. I found these on the side of a path when I visited to Nagasaki in Fall season.


Purple color is so deep. What is this flower? 52 more words

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Natural products from plants protect skin during cancer radiotherapy


Radiotherapy for cancer involves exposing the patient or their tumor more directly to ionizing radiation, such as gamma rays or X-rays. The radiation damages the cancer cells irreparably. 404 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Japan - Before My Trip

Hello dear followers and travellers.

I am going to Japan in 2 days for 25 days, with an initial itienary of Tokyo-Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe-Okayama-Hiroshima-Kumamoto-Nagasaki (and north if I have time). 106 more words


A Nagasaki Smile

I saw this photo of a survivor of the bombing of Nagasaki on Twitter today. It struck me.

A smile in the midst of destruction and death – what a metaphor for love and life in the midst of suffering.


Exhibits in Nagasaki

The Nagasaki Library of Nagasaki Prefecture is currently holding two exhibits about atomic bomb-related literature.

One exhibit, “Ishida Hisashi to Nagasaki” portrays the life of Hisashi Ishida (石田壽) whose daughter, Masako Ishida (石田雅子), is well-known as the author of… 144 more words