The Atomic Bomb

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Understanding the word “survival” can mean many things to different people around the world. Survival could range anywhere from just getting up in the morning to being lost in the wild. This decennium revolves around survival. We’ve heard many stories around the world about survival, from people obtaining food, or trying to find shelter. Sometimes it is hard to have sympathy for the people who suffer because they don’t have the necessities to live. Throughout history, there has always been a big survival story that happens somewhere in the world. One could argue a person surviving an atomic bomb is a perfect example of surviving.. A man with a miracle on his side. His story became famous throughout the world. This man had the courage to tell his story to the world. Surviving the two atomic bombs is not a small thing to comprehend. Therefore, it would take a man who had the courage and integrity to survive it all. On August 9, 1945, the B-29 bomber wedged through the clouds in a Japanese city of Nagasaki that unleashed a 22-kiloton plutonium bomb known as “Fat Man” (Andrews). The man who survived could never forget this event. This happened because at this time; it was World War ll. Three days earlier, Tsutomu Yamaguchi who was severely injured in the atomic attack at Hiroshima (Andrews). The atomic bomb known as “Fat Man” was the bomb that destroyed Nagasaki. “Fat Man” and “Little Boy”, were the two bombs that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Weighing at 10,800

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