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  • Kristi Yamaguchi ad by Restore Our Future for Romney

    07/31/2012 10:57:31 AM PDT · by DFG · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | 07/30/12 | Restore Our Future
    Campaign ad for Romney with Kristi Yamaguchi.
  • Obituary of the day - Tsutomu Yamaguch

    02/03/2010 4:56:53 PM PST · by InvisibleChurch · 33 replies · 713+ views
    DIED: Tsutomu Yamaguchi, 93, the only official survivor of both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, died Jan. 4. On Aug. 6, 1945, Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima for a business trip when the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on the city; two days later he returned home to Nagasaki where the second atomic bomb dropped on Aug. 9.
  • James Cameron goes from Avatar to Hiroshima (Next film to be about American nuclear attack)

    01/09/2010 3:36:27 PM PST · by bluebuffalo · 39 replies · 1,376+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | 1-8-10
    When Tsutomu Yamaguchi, a survivor of the 1945 atomic bomb blasts that brought the second world war to an end, died on Monday at the age of 93, the mayor of Nagasaki said that his death marked the loss of "a precious storyteller". Now, however, it appears that Yamaguchi's story may yet reach a whole new audience – courtesy of a big-budget film by Avatar director James Cameron. Cameron is believed to have met with Yamaguchi on 22 December during a brief promotional trip to Japan. Today, Variety reports that Cameron has bought the film rights to The Last Train...
  • 'Lucky' Yamaguchi, the man who survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs, dies aged 93

    01/06/2010 8:59:27 PM PST · by bogusname · 42 replies · 906+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | January 6, 2010 | Wil Longbottom
    Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the only person officially recognised as a survivor of both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings at the end of World War II, has died at the age of 93. Mr Yamaguchi, known as 'Lucky', was in Hiroshima on a business trip for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries 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 as well as temporary blindness and spent the night in the city. He then returned to his hometown of Nagasaki, about 190 miles to the southwest, which suffered a...