Notice!
 
 
1,700m from the hypocenter/Tsurumi Bridge
August 6, 1945
  A girl clung to her mother who was barely breathing because of injuries over her whole body.

Kazuo Matsumuro
(32 at the time of the bombing, 61 when he drew this picture)
Explanation in picture
It was probably not a coincidence that the mother was critically wounded while her daughter was virtually unscratched. The mother was barely breathing. Several hours later, the mother was piled onto a truck like a piece of trash to be taken for cremation. The child was taken somewhere by someone who would take care of her. Thus, they parted forever. If the daughter lived, she would be 30 now. How would she know anything of her mother or her relatives?
 
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