To Those Who Visited This Site for The First Time      
 
    The editor of this web site, Yuki Yoshida(Hereafter call with the subject of "I", have played what I call "The first, the second and the third stages of Life back in Japan as a top business person. On February 1st, 2009, I began, at the age of late 78, to have what I call "The fourth stage of life" in this soil of the Republic of the Philippines with some aims and reasons, which the visitors would come to find by visiting this Web from time to time.  
      As the visitors of this site see, I try to use as many and much photos concerned. This comes from my motivation of trying to make the visitors enjoy watching the photos concerned, that is, to enjoy visiting this site as a sort of what I call "the illustrated stories". (January 1st, 2018) 

 The photos below are the ones which show what I experienced at the time of being hit by the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. Students in those day were obliged to throw away studying and work for companies in the absence of employees who were dragged into war battles. My classmates all were assigned to the streetcar and bus repairing plants, while in my case being crippled by polio, I was given office work. It was on my way through the corridore walking to my office alone after the teacher's message in the morning ceremony, that I was hit by the blast. The building collapsed andⅠ was buried under collapsed building with prayer for my helpless escape hope. However, some moment passed, I saw a deem light above my head, so that I crawled up in the debris to the the light above. I was aware I was on the top of the collapsed building, knowing myself looking down far below when I got out. I recall I cried out, "Mammy! Blood coming out!!". Later I came to be aware that I had deep cuts in my face. Well, this is a short real story of a part of a-bomb sufferers' experience. (July 21, 2018)   
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(The photos from left;1. Present head office, 2. Street car dock, 3. Kamiya-cho  Junction, 4.Collapsed building under which I was buried in for some time, 5-6. Its Display Panel in front of the head office building, the last is the office building where I worked.   

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   Yuki Yoshida  (Age:86-year-9-month-old)
           "Grateful to be alive and active!" 
The followings are some of my writing records in English publicly opened. The Japanese editions of this kind are far the more, though.... 

    Articles written in English:not in order

著書・執筆実績・懸賞論文(冊子・雑誌・単行本等)記録
      (My visual publication record in Japanese)
The columns for my regular writing in the past 
"A-bomb survivor testimony based on the three viewpoints"and
"(Open letter) Dear Mr. President Obama"
"Atomic bomb survivor credits desire to learn for living 'four lives'" (The JAPAN Times, August 4, 2012, by KRIS KOSAKA)
 Calabarzon Breaking News 
 "A-bomb and Me"
Special corner for introduction of the Philippines and its people
The mission for Hibakushas --Needs for building consensus for the Reconciliation between the a-bomb dropper and the sufferers 
Sister Hiroko's deathInternet information & Yoshida blogs 
                  
 「An episode about Yoshida and Mrs. Ann Adams, polio artist

                        Since 10th March, 2001
                                    Japanese  
                             Sunday, August 19. 2018

This website of mine is some 17 years old. Apart from whether good or not, the volume itself is not small! Just try to click "The Data Size(The Editing volume)". If edited into book form it would be as big as some "A few dozens"!
               English top site records(End of the day) 
                  Japanese top site records(End of the day) 
  (The below photos are the ones before moving to the Philippines)
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I was then in the third stage of my life as a business consultant, maverick consultant firm, LOGITANT, Inc., meaning "Logistic and Logical Consultant. Logistic comes from my own experience of managing a trucking industry company, years later developing into what I called "Seven group companies". "Logic" came from my personal life philosophy of "logical thinking and behavior".

The fourth from left is the one depicting "My  9-minutes-speech in Las Vegus in the International conference of SAM(The Society for Advancement of Management)". I was then the president of Hiroshima branch chapter of the SAM(The Society for Advancement of Management). The award was "Material Handling Award". The attendants were some 300, business persons, university professors and the graduate students, one third each. My dear memory was "Huge standing ovation with whistles" occurred and continued even after returned to my table on the stage!!

Thus after spending my first , second and third stages of my life as a top business person, I am in this soil of the Philippines playing what I call "The fourth life". My expectation would be the 5th life in which I would call "The final fifth stage of my life for writing my final personal history".

               The Events Yoshida selected from Wikipedia
This column is for the absence of "Today@VOA" in the week-end of Saturday and Sunday and National holidays in the American time. This column Editor has no week-end nor any holidays.
                       Events August  19, Yoshida-selected
                                      From  Wikipedia August  19

Wikipedia(English edition)(August 19:"1848California Gold Rush:The New York Herald breaks the news to the East Coast of the United States of the gold rush in California (although the rush started in January).
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"The article concerned":"
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                                           Today@VOA                                         
                     No.507(8.18. 2018)         
      "On August 17, 1969, the three-day Woodstock Music & Art Fair, ..."

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On This Day in American History
On August 17, 1969, the three-day Woodstock Music & Art Fair, often referred to simply as Woodstock, ends. More than 400,000 people attended the festival, which was held at a dairy farm in southern New York State. With performers such as the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and The Who, among many others, Woodstock is considered one of the landmark events of the 1960s.
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      NYTimes "Obituaries: Who lived more than 100-year-old"                                                              No.12                                          
                                 (New York Times, August 15,  2018) 
     "Amber Tatro, Whose Suit Gave rights to Disabled Students, Dies at 42"      
"Amber Tatro, Whose Suit Gave rights to Disabled Students, Dies at 42"
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                                 (New York Times, August 4,  2018)         
             "Mary Carlisle, Depression-Era Movie Ingénue, is Dead at 104"
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                       The Editor's memo for this day!   
                                   ・Tuesday, August  14, 2018
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   An episode about Yoshida and Mrs. Ann Adams, polio artist
Please click: "Mrs Ann Adams, polio artist" & "Ann Adams" for more information!!

         This editor's hidden talent is the English recitation of                               1. "Lord's Prayer2. "The Lion's Code of Ethics"  3. "Youth "
                    4.  "Lincoln's Gettysburg's Address"   5. "My Way "
I am fond of English language. My history of English language studying dates back when I was in night-time high school. I was obliged to give up higher education because of my father's early death right after the Hiroshima atomic bomb drop.