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NH #581: Hiroshima, Nagasaki Second Generation: Prof. Yuki Miyamoto, Daughter of Atomic Survivor via Nuclear Hotseat

This Week’s Featured Interview: Hiroshima-born Yuki Miyamoto is a second generation Hibakusha – daughter of an atomic bomb survivor.  Her mother was in Hiroshima one mile from the epicenter of the bombing, yet survived it with what seemed like little physical damage… though other … Continue reading

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Exiled scientist: ‘Chernobyl is not finished, it has only just begun’ via USA Today

Yury Bandazhevsky, 59, was the first scientist in Belarus to establish an institute to study Chernobyl’s impact on people’s health, particularly children, near the city of Gomel, about 120 miles over the border from Ukraine. He was arrested in Belarus … Continue reading

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Survey: 61% of 2nd-generation hibakusha feel anxiety over parents’ radiation exposure via The Asahi Shimbun

More than 60 percent of second-generation hibakusha still feel anxiety over their parents’ exposure to radiation from the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 years ago, a survey showed. The Tokyo Federation of A-Bomb Sufferers Organizations released its study … Continue reading

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