Kimura Hideo

Age at the time of bombing: 12
Date of the scene:
Approximate time of the scene: 8:15-8:30 a.m.
Distance from hypocenter:
2,150 m
Nishi-ohashi Bridge, Yoshijima, Funairi, Kan-on areas

Dimension: 78 × 98 cm

My classmates were screaming. Burned on their faces, arms, feet, legs, and backs. Trapped under heavy gates and houses, they screamed for help. Some were crying for help from the river, holding onto the stone embankment against the pull of the rising tide.

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