Hiroshima Blast Haunts Korean Survivors

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Baek Du Yi, 86, poses for a photograph at the shrine inside the Hapchon Welfare Center for Atomic Bomb Survivors, operated by Korea Red Cross, in Hapcheon, South Korea, on Monday, July 13, 2015. Seventy years after the bomb that annihilated Hiroshima and hastened Japan's surrender to the U.S, survivors are still pressing the governments in Seoul and Tokyo for compensation.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

The nuclear bomb detonated as a 16-year-old girl sat in a shanty town cradling her baby, waiting for her mother to return from selling candy.

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