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ID Code 7205-0012
Artifact Name Surgically removed glass fragment
Donor Hisako Fukai
Receiving Date 1979/08/17
Size (W×H×D) (mm) 21×2×13
Distance from the Hypocenter(m) 1400
Number 1
Location Misasa, Gion areas
Description Hisako Fukai, a fourth year student at Yasuda Women's High School, was exposed to the bomb at her mobilization site 1.4km from the hypocenter.Fragments of glass shattered by the powerful blast penetrated deep into her body. This one was surgically removed from her cheek in 1968.


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