Tadako Kawazoe was born in Nagasaki on February 2, 1944. When the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, she was one year old and lived 2.5 km from the hypocenter. Since then, she has suffered from damage caused by the bomb. From April 1966 until March 2004 she was a teacher at a public primary school in Nagasaki Prefecture. She joined the Nagasaki-City Atomic Bombed Teachers Association when it was established in August 1970, and has since been involved in practicing Peace Education. She coordinates the delegation of “High-School Student Peace Ambassadors” to Geneva for the UN Conference on Disarmament in August annually. Currently, she is Vice Chair of the Nagasaki Congress Against A- and H-Bombs (Nagasaki GENSUIKIN) and of the A-Bombs Survivors Liaison Council of the Nagasaki Peace Action Center (Hibakuren).