Two Moms and an Atomic Bomb

Two Moms and an Atomic Bomb

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While other mothers swapped cocktail recipes and shopped for microwaves, MT Silvia’s mother worked on the atom bomb, witnessing detonations and studying thermal injuries as a navy biologist. In the documentary Atomic Mom, Silvia juxtaposes her mother’s story with that of another mother—a survivor of the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima.