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Dr. Akiko Mikamo’s
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Rising from the Ashes

A True Story of Survival and Forgiveness from Hiroshima

As nineteen-year-old Shinji Mikamo helps his father prepare their house for demolition, there is a blinding flash. Before Shinji can comprehend what he is witnessing, a colossal fireball sends him into darkness. An atomic bomb, only three-quarters of a mile away, has just shattered Hiroshima.

These are the true accounts of Dr. Akiko Mikamo’s father’s struggle for survival and path to forgiveness after the atomic bomb.

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The Japanese version of Rising from the Ashes, titled 8:15 has been released.

One year after the release of the Rising from the Ashes, Dr. Mikamo has published the Japanese version of Shinji’s story. 8時15分 tells the miraculous tale in its native language.

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Renacer de las cenizas

Una historia real de supervivencia y perdón de Hiroshima

The Spanish version of Rising from the Ashes.

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Sopravvissuto alla bomba atomica

The Italian version of Rising from the Ashes.

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Odrodzic Sie Z Popiolów

The Polish version of Rising from the Ashes.

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Finding Your Zone

Japanese version of Dr. Michael Lardon’s best seller

As Chief Editor of the Japanese version of Finding Your Zone, Dr. Mikamo ensures the applicability of the contents to the Japanese speaking readers.

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