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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We sang Lullaby of Oleander, a Japanese peace song written by a Hibakusha, and as we were singing, a young Japanese mother sent her two young children to put some money in our collecting box.
We sang 'Lullaby of Oleander', a Japanese peace song written by a Hibakusha, and as we were singing, a young Japanese mother sent her two young children to put some money in our collecting box.
The hibakusha, who know the hell of an atomic bombing, have continuously fought that evil.
The Hibakusha should promote international peace in Tel Aviv or Tehran.
I am very pleased that the testimonies of many hibakusha are being translated into several languages.
One of the most famous hibakusha was nuclear physicist Dr Takashi Nagai, who was hurt during the bombing but gathered together doctors, students and nurses to try to save the wounded.
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.
Some Hibakusha (bomb survivors) were in attendance at the World Conference against A & H bombs held in Hiroshima on Aug.
I join the hibakusha and others around the world demanding a nuclear-weapon-free future," the UN Chief said,
Nevertheless, those hibakusha, atomic bomb survivors, whose bodies were eaten away by radiation, and who continue to suffer from the aftereffects, can never forget that day.
The hibakusha are more than survivors - they are unparalleled champions of peace.
Reading out the Peace Declaration during the annual peace ceremony, Mayor Kazumi Matsui said, "We pledge to convey to the world the experiences and desires of our hibakusha (atomic-bomb sufferers), and do everything in our power to achieve the genuine peace of a world without nuclear weapons.