Survivor testimonies

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Code VS10744
Name SHIRAISHI Tamiko
Sex Female
Distance from hypocenter (km) 4km
Age at the time of bombing 6
Age at the time of recording 61
Situation She was studying by herself in the classroom when the bomb was dropped. There was a flash of light at the skylight, and glass broken by the blast came falling down. From the next day onwards, she walked around Hiroshima City looking for her grandmother. For a 6-year-old child, the tragedy she witnessed at the time was brutal, and even today, when she recalls it, the fear that she felt at the time comes back to her.
Occupation at the time Student
Place of work at the time Ujina National Elementary School
Notes Dubbed in English

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