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.
#Happy100Birthday today to formr UNSecGen Javier PerezdeCuellar ~ “Your life has spanned ..the entire history of the UN dating back to your participation in the 1st meeting of the GA” @antonioguterres ~ @IrinaBokova told @CBSNews that the former SG is a true Rennaisance man” pic.twitter.com/Faf07gl42O— Pamela Falk (@PamelaFalk) January 19, 2020