A 1937 Yearbook, the Atomic Bomb and Hiroshima

If you want to know what it was like that day, 70 years ago, when the bomb was dropped, read this.

Koji says he’s not a writer, but in stories like this one about his family’s history in Hiroshima, I beg to disagree.

Masako and Spam Musubi

(Please see An Atomic Spark and a 1937 Yearbook and Dad Was in the Newspaper for background information.)

There is living proof of forgiveness from a few – and they let out a resounding message of world peace for us.

My son Takeshi, second cousin Izumi and my cousin Masako at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.


It was an extreme emotional experience – not just for my oldest son Takeshi and I but for the kind souls who joyfully spent their afternoons with us on a hot September day in Hiroshima.  I was able to finally meet – and thank – the people who were kind enough to seek out my father’s 1937 high school yearbook and thereby give my father a joyous remembrance of his most happiest days of youth in the sunset of his long life.


Not being a writer, putting this experience into words is…

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One Response to A 1937 Yearbook, the Atomic Bomb and Hiroshima

  1. Mustang.Koji says:

    Jan, thank you very much… 🙂

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