Survivor testimonies

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Code VS00915
Name KATSURA Masaaki
Sex Male
Distance from hypocenter (km) 1.5km
Age at the time of bombing 5
Age at the time of recording 67
Situation He was exposed to the atomic bomb when he went to say goodbye to his neighbors as he was being evacuated to Yamaguchi Prefecture in the afternoon of that day.
He was exposed to the atomic bomb when he went to say goodbye to his neighbors as he was being evacuated to Yamaguchi Prefecture in the afternoon of that day. At that moment, his aunt desperately tried to cover the baby carriage in which he was riding. The house collapsed due to the bomb blast. His mother was trapped under the house and burned to death right there.
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