A Radiation Oncologist’s personal Story about the Devastation and Therapeutic value of Radiation

Just have to share this heart warming story by Dr. Komake. Here is a woman who transcended from the horrific experience of the Atomic bomb aftermath into a life career of healing using the same medium.
WWII has always triggered divergent emotions, especially for Pacific Rim Asians.
Love, Sensibility, intellectual honesty ……. triumph over anger.
‘Radiation has always been part of my story’
By Ritsuko Komaki, Special to CNN
March 17, 2011 9:49 a.m. EDT

• Oncologist Ritsuko Komaki was on her way from U.S. to Japan when quake struck
• A Hiroshima survivor, she says nuclear disaster that followed quake carries sense of déjà vu
• Family, friends died from bomb’s effects; she became oncologist to harness radiation for good
• Komaki: Women, children must be protected; Japan must share information to save lives
Editor’s note: Ritsuko Komaki is a Hiroshima survivor and oncologist based in Houston.
Full story http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/03/17/komaki.hiroshima.survivor.japan/index.html?hpt=C2


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