One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue Quotes

Ishii Takayuki
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"Most of these cities became seas of fire as a result of these bombings. Upon impact, a typical firebomb spread an intensely hot, burning oil-like substance over large areas, destroying everything it touched." (Chapter One, page 11)

"Due to the severity of the radiation over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, it was believed by many scientists that no trees, grass, vegetation or human life would be able to live in these cities for a hundred years." (Chapter One, page 12)

"For the first time in history, humankind was to be threatened by the unpredictable wrath of the atomic bomb." (Chapter Two, page 14)

"They inched their way through smoldering debris, mangled corpses, and confused, injured masses." (Chapter Two, page 23)

"In addition to disfiguring surface burns (keloids), radiation from the atomic bomb also attacks vital organs, bones, and the circulatory and nervous systems. It produces a form of widespread incurable cancer, and it takes...

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