Survivor testimonies

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Code VS10020
Name TAKAHASHI Akihiro
Sex Male
Distance from hypocenter (km) 1.4km
Age at the time of bombing 14
Age at the time of recording 55
Situation 14 years old at the time.He was lined up for morning assembly at a junior high school 1.4km from the hypocenter when the atomic bomb was dropped. He struggled with illness for a year and a half from that day, and even today his nails are black, from the scars of the glass that pierced the tips of his fingers.
Occupation at the time Student
Place of work at the time Hiroshima Municipal Junior High School
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