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June 08, 2011

Radiation From The Bomb

We're still making sense of how exposure to radiation affects people's health, but it's long been known that children are the most vulnerable. Dr. James Yamazaki was one of the doctors who first studied the effects of radiation on children. A Japanese-American veteran of World War Two, he traveled to Nagasaki in 1949 and found high rates of leukemia and disabilities. Now 95 years old, he is passionate about the dangers of nuclear weapons.

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