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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 )

- 1069 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.
Wyoming Center Tells Story Of Japanese-American Internees
Offbeat  (tags: Japanese-Americans, World War II, relocation center, sufferings, Wyoming, enemies, threat, military threat, racial discrimination, racial profiling, wartime hysteria, concentration camp, war, HumanRights, freedoms )

- 1549 days ago -
Nob Shimokochi still remembers the hardship he suffered as a Japanese-American during World War II. He is one of more than 14,000 Japanese-Americans who were taken to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Myoming almost 70 years ago.
'You Try Living in Fukushima,' Governor Tells TEPCO President in Verbal Dressing-Down
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima, Fukushima Prefecture, governor, TEPCO, harsh words, nuclear power plant, nuclear crisis, sufferings, distrust )

- 1622 days ago -
"You will understand nothing about what's really going on just by visiting for two or three hours," Fukushima Prefectural Govt. Yohei Sato told TEPCO President Masataka Shimizu and his projected successor Toshio Nishizawa during a meeting in the >>

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