93-Year-Old Japanese Man Certified as Double A-Bomb Victim

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You have some lousy luck if you're near the site of an A-bomb strike. You have really, really bad luck if, three days later, you get hit with another nuke.

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That's exactly what happened to Tsutomu Yamaguchi back in 1945. He was on a business trip in Hiroshima, where he suffered serious burns to his upper body after the US dropped a nuke on the city. He spent the night in the city then returned home to Nagasaki, just in time for the second bomb to drop. [AP]

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Isn't the fact that he survived two A-bombs make him really really lucky?