Politics & Media
Jan 07, 2010, 10:32AM

Only survivor of both atomic bombs dies

Tsutomu Yamaguchi has passed away at the age of 93.

Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the only person officially recognized as a survivor of both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings, has died at the age of 93. Charles Pellegrino, author of the forthcoming book The Last Train from Hiroshima: The Survivors Look Back, says Yamaguchi later became an advocate for the abolition of nuclear weapons.


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