Imagine waking up one morning and going to class,
not knowing a few hours later an atomic bomb would be dropped
on your city. For most of us that will never be a reality,
but for an HPU Japanese language instructor, Esther Fujioka,
that was exactly what happened on August 6, 1945. [More]
The atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima killed
an estimated 140,000 people and caused 70,000 immediate
casualties. Survivors are known as hibakusha.