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Tsutomu Yamaguchi
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Japan is the only country to have been attacked by atom bombs. The U.S. dropped one on Hiroshima, and one on Nagasaki.

And Tsutomu Yamaguchi, 93, is the only human known to have survived both atomic attacks.
Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima on a business trip on August 6, 1945, when a U.S. B-29 dropped an atomic bomb on the city. He suffered serious burns to his upper body and spent the night in the city. Traumatised, he then sought the refuge of his hometown - Nagasaki. With devastating timing, he arrived just in time for the second attack, city officials said.
Not only did he survive,
he's still freaking alive.

The poor man! I guess surviving both attacks could be considered lucky, but still...

It's pretty inspiring to see how Hiroshima is flourishing today, I think. I read a magazine article about it...ages ago, in a doctor's waiting room. :D

Lucky in a strange sort of way, I guess. But it's more like bad luck that didn't quite kill him.

Does this man's amazing experience suggest the
benefits of a dose of radiation for long life?

Maybe I should start observing nuclear blasts up close?

Hmmm... sounds too scary for me!

d00d's tougher than a cockroach.

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