Air Raid: An Analysis

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Growth only occurs when the unpopular choice is chosen. People can learn from their mistakes by making smarter choices in similar situations. Some decisions are made with little thought of how they will affect the future. Miss Nakamura had evacuated her house every time there was an air raid warning. However, after just getting home and her children to bed, from a previous air raid warning, another one signaled and, “she decided that in spite of the instructions on the radio, she simply could not face starting out all over again” (Hersey 7). Unfortunately, soon after that air raid warning, the bomb struck Hiroshima changing her and her children's life forever. Looking back, Mrs. Nakamura feels that staying for that one air raid warning was
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