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'Barefoot Gen' Author Dead at 73
Offbeat  (tags: world, war, Hiroshima, atomic bombing, died, Keiji Nakazawa, sufferings, story, comic, Hadashi no Gen, Barefoot Gen, anti-war, Japan, peace )

- 1999 days ago -
HIROSHIMA - Keiji Nakazawa, author of "Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen"), an iconic comic about the 1945 Hiroshima atomic bombing, has died of lung cancer at a hospotal in the city.
High School Students Form Human Chain To Seek Abolition Of Nuclear Weapons
Offbeat  (tags: Nagasaki, atomic bombing, war, world peace, human chain, high school students, 66th anniversary )

- 2504 days ago -
NAGASAKI - About 100 high school students formed a human chain here on the 66th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing on Aug 9. to pray for world peace without nuclear weapons and recovery of areas devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Film on Double Hibakusha in Works
Offbeat  (tags: hibakusha, Atomic bombing, nagasaki, hiroshima, double, film, New York Peace Film Festival, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, James Cameron, United Nations, death, survivor, cancer )

- 2998 days ago -
NEW YORK - A 20-minute trailer for a film about Tsutomu Yamaguchi, who survived the atomic bombings of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki and died in January, was shown during the recent New York Peace Film Festival. "I think he must be so happy, just as he was
'Avater' Director Cameron Meets A-Bomb Survivor, Talks Possible Nuclear Weapon Film
Offbeat  (tags: a-bomb, Atomic bombing, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Japan, james cameron, film, survivor )

- 3087 days ago -
Filmmaker James Cameron visited a survivor of both the Nagasaki and Hiroshima atomic bombings Dec. 22 to over his ideas for a film about nuclear weapons. The director of "Titanic" and "Avatar" visited 93-year-old Tsutomu Yamagichi in hospital in Nagasaki

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