Hiroshima By John Hersey

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In the face of tragedy, it’s important that a community helps and is there for each other in rough times. Hiroshima, written by John Hersey, went through a great deal of hardships following the atomic bombing. Due to the bombing, Hiroshima lost family members, homes, supplies, and much more. Hiroshima wouldn't have been able to overcome the tragedy they did without the strong community. They worked together to build temporary shelters, coordinated food and basic living supplies, and gave them medical attention to overcome their unsteady health. On August 6, 1945, a 16-kilotonne atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, killing over 140,000 people. Thousands of people scattered around the large city of Hiroshima, decaying, one by one. Doctors were
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