hibakusha


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hibakusha

[hē′bäko̅o̅′shä]
Etymology: Japanese
people who were exposed to the atomic bomb explosions in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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By 1948, childhood and adult leukemia rates began increasing among hibakusha - and these rates remained high for decades.
Matsui demanded in his speech that the government give more compassionate assistance to aging hibakusha, as well as to "the many others also suffering mentally and physically from the effects of radiation.
Yasuaki Yamashita pasa de la ternura con la que recuerda como su madre lo salvo a el y su hermana, al infierno, el sufrimiento fisico, la discriminacion y el deseo enorme de perder su identidad, de ocultar que era un hibakusha.
Southard's book, the result of more than a decade of detailed research, follows the lives of five teenage hibakusha (bomb-affected people) from the hours immediately before the explosion of 'Fat Man' above Nagasaki on Aug.
I join the hibakusha and others around the world demanding a nuclear-weapon-free future," the UN Chief said,
The hibakusha are more than survivors - they are unparalleled champions of peace.
In a Peace Declaration read at the memorial service, Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui urged US President Barack Obama and other world leaders to visit the A-bombed cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, hear the hibakusha (atomic-bomb sufferers), and encounter the reality of the atomic bombings.
Jackie said: "Colleagues and students at my school were involved in the Peace Movement, or they made documentaries about the atomic bomb and so I found myself drawn to the stories of the survivors, the hibakusha.
To mark this, special projects are taking place onboard, including the participation of a delegation of atomic bomb survivors as part of Peace Boat's Hibakusha Project, youth ambassadors from disaster-affected Fukushima and Ishinomaki, and education programmes such as Global University and the onboard Montessori kindergarten.
SOME years ago I was privileged to speak with a Hibakusha - a survivor of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
SIR - Some years ago I was privileged to speak with a Hibakusha - a survivor of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
You're a hibakusha,' she said, 'We don't need a bombed bride.