Pass down a story

Interviews with A-bomb survivors, A-bomb Legacy Successors, and peace volunteers.

Pass down a story

20214.30up

Now, many people are giving their A-bomb testimonies. I think that we, who were third-graders at the time of the A-bombing, might be the last generation who can talk about what we witnessed.

A-bomb survivor

Yoko Wada

Yoko Wadaさん
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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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Pass down a story

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.

A-bomb survivor

Mitsuo Kodama

Mitsuo Kodamaさん
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Pass down a story

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.

A-bomb survivor

Masayo Mori

Masayo Moriさん
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Pass down a storyVol.11

Iwao Nakanishiさん
20177.29up

Thinking about the A-bombing is thinking about humans.

A-bomb survivor

Iwao Nakanishi

Pass down a storyVol.10

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.

A-bomb survivor

Syouso Kawamoto

Pass down a storyVol.9

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.

A-bomb survivor

Meiko Kurihara

Succeed to historyVol.11

Mrs.Sさん
20177.27up

History goes on, and the past and the present are never separated. We need to realize it and pass what happened down to the next generation.

anonymous

Mrs.S

Succeed to historyVol.10

Sachiko Nishiokaさん
20177.22up

I’ll convey survivors’ A-bomb experiences not in their copied words but in my own words by understanding their spirits, so that my words will stay in the minds of the next generation.

A-bomb Legacy Successor Training Program trainee

Sachiko Nishioka

Succeed to historyVol.9

“Kanabun,” pen nameさん
20177.21up

Don’t quit learning about war, please, though you feel scared.
Please tell people around you about war that occurred in the past.

Office worker

“Kanabun,” pen name

Succeed to historyVol.8

Chika Fujisawaさん
20167.16up

I haven’t experienced war, so I can talk about the atomic bombing with the same viewpoint as young people, which I think is significant.

A-bomb Legacy Successor trainee

Chika Fujisawa

Succeed to historyVol.7

Kouichi Ishiwataさん
20167.15up

You should act and see by yourself. I think, “Action changes the future.”

In Kanagawa Hiroshima City A-bomb Legacy Successor of 2016

Kouichi Ishiwata

Succeed to historyVol.6

Reibun Kayoさん
20167.12up

I am doing my activity as a prayer for the repose of the souls of the deceased in the A-bombing.

Research Fellow at Hiroshima University

Reibun Kayo

Succeed to historyVol.5

Nao Fukuokaさん
20167.11up

I would like to see what "handing down survivors'experiences" means from the viewpoint of youth.

An organizer of the "8.6 Talk" linking A-bomb survivors with young people at a café in Hiroshima

Nao Fukuoka

Succeed to historyVol.4

Yumie Hiranoさん
20167.10up

As a person living in Hiroshima, I would like to convey my hope for the abolition of nuclear weapons.

An A-bomb Legacy Successor

Yumie Hirano

Succeed to historyVol.3

HIROSHIMA SPEAKS OUTさん
20167.5up

Hope to Convey What Happened in Hiroshima by Translating into English

An organization promoting peace based in Hiroshima

HIROSHIMA SPEAKS OUT