INTERVIEWS WITH HIROSHIMA MEMORY KEEPERS INTERVIEWS WITH HIROSHIMA MEMORY KEEPERS

What are Hiroshima memory keepers feeling now,
and trying to pass on?
Records of interviews with An A-bomb survivors,
A-bomb Legacy Successor, and peace volunteers.

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Pass down a story

20197.18up

When I help a pregnant mother deliver a baby on August 6, I say to her, “If you don’t mind, would you offer a silent prayer with me?”

A-bomb survivor

Miwako Kanbe

Miwako Kanbeさん
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Pass down a story

20197.16up

Treat others, yourself and things with love and care. If you are considerate, you’ll have no discrimination in your mind. Friends on your side are your treasures.

A-bomb survivor

Lee Jongkeun

Lee Jongkeunさん
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Succeed to history

20196.15up

I would like the children I am teaching to be people who can give other people an opportunity to get involved in peace activities.

Hiroshima City elementary school teacher

Emi Imada

Emi Imadaさん
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Pass down a story - Succeed to history

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a story
[Vol.16]Miwako Kanbe

Miwako Kanbeさん
20197.18up

When I help a pregnant mother deliver a baby on August 6, I say to her, “If you don’t mind, would you offer a silent prayer with me?”

Pass down
a story
[Vol.15]Lee Jongkeun

Lee Jongkeunさん
20197.16up

Treat others, yourself and things with love and care. If you are considerate, you’ll have no discrimination in your mind. Friends on your side are your treasures.

Pass down
a story
[Vol.15]Emi Imada

Emi Imadaさん
20196.15up

I would like the children I am teaching to be people who can give other people an opportunity to get involved in peace activities.

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a story
[Vol.14]Mitsuo Kodama

Mitsuo Kodamaさん
20196.4up

I have determined to keep on speaking out to the whole world, for the rest of my life, about how horrible radiation is.

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a story
[Vol.13]Masayo Mori

Masayo Moriさん
20187.25up

You should always be aware of social problems as they affect you, then listen to the survivors' stories. Don’t be indifferent to politics, peace or poverty. This is necessary in order to have a dialogue.

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a story
[Vol.12]Hisako Kimura

Hisako Kimuraさん
20187.16up

Listen sincerely to survivors and think about what you can do for yourself.
To think about your future is the duty of young people living in the victim country of the atomic bombs.

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a story
[Vol.14]Michiko Yamaoka

Michiko Yamaokaさん
20186.25up

I believe successors have to convey the facts objectively and unemotionally to the next generation.

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a story
[Vol.13]Yukimi Dohi

Yukimi Dohiさん
20186.7up

I think it is important for us to know and remember what A-bomb survivors experienced, but at the same time, it is important to know that there were a lot of people who couldn’t even talk about their experiences.

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a story
[Vol.12]Hiroko Nishimura

Hiroko Nishimuraさん
20185.19up

I wanted to use my own words to pass down what had happened in Hiroshima at the A-bombing to children who will bear the burden of the future.

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a story
[Vol.11]Iwao Nakanishi

Iwao Nakanishiさん
20177.29up

Thinking about the A-bombing is thinking about humans.

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a story
[Vol.10]Syouso Kawamoto

Syouso Kawamotoさん
20177.28up

There were about 2,000 children who didn’t survive, even though they weren’t exposed to the A-bombing. I decided to be a storyteller to let people know what real war was like for them.

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a story
[Vol.9]Meiko Kurihara

Meiko Kuriharaさん
20177.27up

I have been grateful to those foreign students from the bottom of my heart. They always helped and supported us. We were comforted and encouraged by them.