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Lying in the shadow of Hiroshima

Nagasaki is a city that stands as an afterthought - even though it too had an atomic bomb dropped on it in WW II and 74,000 people died there

Mr Obama - the first sitting US president since the end of World War II to visit Hiroshima - will visit The Hiroshima Peace Memorial (commonly called the Atomic Bomb Dome) on Friday.

Nagasaki, Japan

WHEN Miyako Jodai was six years old, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on her hometown, the port city of Nagasaki.

She was knocked unconscious, and her home was destroyed. She spent the next several days huddling with dozens of others in a cave on the side of...

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