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Honors English

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person gave the opening prayer for the afternoon session of the U.S. Senate on February 5, 1951.

Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge

This person witnessed a group of soldiers whose eyes were melted in their sockets.

Dr. Terufumi Sasaki

This person was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person appeared on the television show "This Is Your Life."

Miss Toshiko Sasaki

This person found he/she had a gift for providing comfort and solace for those who were about to die.

Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura

Thanks to a Quaker professor from America, this person was able to rent a decent home for a dollar a month.

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person was given a green Cadillac that he/she got into a little trouble driving.

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person accompanied the Hiroshima maidens on a trip to New York where he/she served as guide and interpreter.

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person was anonymously given an infant to raise.

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person experienced incredible good luck when he/she coincidentally ran into his/her spouse and child in the chaotic aftermath of the bombing.

Dr. Terufumi Sasaki

This person's spouse died of breast cancer.

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person lost a niece who lived with him/her.

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person was the farthest (of the six characters) to the center of the bomb at a distance of approximately two miles (or 3,500 yards).

Dr. Terufumi Sasaki

This person had a reputation of being a very bad boy, a "tomcat" when he was young.

Dr. Terufumi Sasaki

This person was living in the country and commuting into Hiroshima for work when the bomb was dropped.

Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura

This person was the closest to the center of the bomb at a location of 3/4 mile (1,350 yards)

Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge

In his/her later years, this person was attended by Satsue Yoshiki who acted as a cook/part-daughter/part-mother and was by the side of this person when he/she died.

Dr. Terufumi Sasaki

This person worked in the Red Cross Hospital, then later on his/her own in a private hospital, borrowing and making large sums of money.

Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge

This person was in and out of the hospital for "a classic case of A-bomb sickness in which a person's body developed a rich repertory of symptoms, as well as for infected fingers, cataracts, and a back operation."

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person met Robert Lewis, the co-pilot of the Enola Gay.

Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura

This person depended upon a sewing machine for his/her livelihood for a time.

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person had bad luck when it came to water, almost drowning once and living in a residence lost to flooding.

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person traveled widely in the United States to raise money for his/her church.

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person was the owner of a single-doctor hospital at the beginning of the story.

Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge

This person thought that divine providence had spared his/her church's money and records from destruction by the bomb.

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person mysteriously fell into a coma and lived as a vegetable for 11 years.

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person worked tirelessly for peace for the rest of his/her life.

Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura

This person commented about the bomb, "Shikata ga nai," which means "it cannot be helped."

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person was absorbed in the acquisition of material things and living the "good life."

Miss Toshiko Sasaki

This person was left abandoned for two days in a lean-to with two other injured bomb victims where after awhile it began to smell quite bad.

Dr. Terufumi Sasaki

At a dinner in his/her honor, this person says, "I shall not dwell on the past. It is as if I had been given a spare life when I survived the A-bomb. But I prefer not to look back. I shall keep moving forward."

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person "succumbed to the Japanese baseball mania, took up golf, and joined the exclusive Hiroshima Country Club.

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person may have tried to commit suicide, but there is no definitive proof one way or another. .

Dr. Terufumi Sasaki

This person wore a borrowed pair of glasses for over a month so that he/she could continue working.

Miss Toshiko Sasaki

This person worked in an orphanage for a time so that he/she could be close to his/her siblings.

Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura

This person suffered from the loss of all of his/her hair shortly after the bombing.

Reverend Mr. Tanimoto

This person's first act after the explosion was to help an elderly woman carrying a small boy.

Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge

This person was taken to a hospital with a note that read, "Think twice before you give this [person] blood transfusions, because with atomic-bomb patients we aren't at all sure that if you stick needles in them, they'll stop bleeding."

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person helped free two trapped nurses after the explosion.

Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge

This person sat next to Dr. Fujii on a train ride and they exchanged stories together.

Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura

This person was a tailor's widow.

Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge

This person became a Japanese citizen and changed his/her name.

Miss Toshiko Sasaki

This person's parents died in the bombing.

Dr. Masakazu Fujii

This person's family quarreled over his/her property and "a mother sued a son."

Mrs. Hatsuyo Nakamura

This person worked at the Suyama Chemical Company making mothballs.

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