Information about the life of this inspiring young girl.
Sadako Sasaki was born on January 7, 1943, and her short life was over on October 25, 1955. When she was only two years old, the atomic bomb was dropped by the United States on Japan. Sadako lived near Misasa Bridge in Hiroshima where the bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945. She was unfortunately a victim of the bomb, but at the age of two, this was not known.