A Song for Nagasaki by Fr. Paul Glynn, SM, published 1988 by Ignatius Press. Life of Dr. Takashi Nagai, a Japanese convert to Catholicism and radiologist who lived through the devastation of the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Between 1945 and 1951, Nagai was mostly bedridden, suffering from leukemia due to being over exposed to radiation as he had risked his life as a doctor to help others. During that time, he became a source of hope and encouragement as a living symbol of love and forgiveness for many Japanese people, Christian and non-Christian alike.
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