“Suddenly we found that the world was competing to create more powerful nuclear weapons,” says Ogura. “So despite our fear of radiation aftereffects, despite discrimination — we spoke out.”
“When the A-bomb erupted above Hiroshima, people jumped into the river to escape the fires. One after another, they plunged in at full tilt. Soon the river flowed with swollen bodies, their skin and clothes tattered.”
“The Yamato was around the same length as the RMS Titanic, only wider, heavier, faster, and packed with cannon shells instead of chandeliers.”
“The survivors who rebuilt Hiroshima after the atomic bombing envisioned their new city arising as a center of peace and culture. That vision shaped the city we see today.”
Miyuki-san is of a generation that doesn’t always jam with cutting edge technology, and she vastly preferred something simple that would require no puttering about with. So I hand coded a simple — yet fully responsive — one page design featuring photos of her work, links to her Instagram, and contact information.
“I must have looked crazy,” laughs Amano, “driving a cab through downtown Tokyo and shouting, ‘Papa!!!’ with tears in my eyes.”