In pictures: Hiroshima then and now

A powerful focus for children in Hiroshima is a memorial to Sasaki Sadako, a 10-year-old girl who died from leukaemia as a result of the radiation. She believed that if she could make 1,000 paper cranes - Japanese good luck symbols - she would be healed.
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