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Hiroshima: What happened to the survivors of the atomic bomb?

75 years ago US President Harry Truman gave the order to drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, but what happened to the survivors?

Hiroshima 75 years on: The last structure standing after the atomic bomb blast

Not only is it a stark and powerful symbol of the most destructive force ever created in history, it also expresses the hope for world peace and the ultimate elimination of all nuclear weapons.

Survivors mark 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Survivors, their relatives and other participants marked the 8.15am blast anniversary on Thursday with a minute of silence.