The U.N. Correspondents Association hosted a book presentation and discussion with Dr. Akiko Mikamo on her book, Rising from the Ashes: A True Story of Survival and Forgiveness from Hiroshima, on Monday, October 26th in the UNCA Meeting Room.
Dr. Mikamo is an author, medical psychologist and daughter of a Hiroshima survivor.
Her book has been translated in Japanese, Italian and will soon be published in Spanish and Polish.
Below is an introduction to her father’s story as a Hiroshima survivor.
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