The horrors of the world's first atomic bombing in Hiroshima are often captured in black and white photos of the devastated western Japan city and images of survivors' scars.
But Taeko Tada, whose mother survived the U.S. atomic bombing on Aug. 6, 1945, at the age of 5, has a different take on the tragedy, as her self-published manga focuses on the happier faces of women who let go of their pain, decided to forgive and helped rebuild the city.
In her book entitled "The Hiroshima Miracle: Hiroshima Is in the Pink!" Tada, 47, uses the color pink on its cover and title to reflect her desire to depict the atomic-bomb survivors' tales as one that brings hope and joy to people. Pink is her favorite color which represents joy.