Koma Yoshie

Age at the time of bombing: 14
Date of the scene:
Approximate time of the scene: 8:40 a.m.
Distance from hypocenter:
1,400 m
Higashi-kan-on-machi 2-chome, Yoshijima, Funairi, Kan-on areas

Dimension: 25 × 36.6 cm

As I headed for home, black rain fell and wet the ground,
making it hard to walk. I heard people everywhere crying out to their children and begging for help. I barely made it home to my mother and four-year-old brother.

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