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March 23, 2011

The "Fifty"

Photographs from the tsunami stricken Fukishima Nuclear Power Plant.

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Trying to figure out how to prevent a catastrophe, in darkness and radiation suits protective clothing*

These men are risking their lives to save others. I don't think I can add anything to that. It is just that.

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The control room


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Restoring desperately needed power to the plant


Greater love hath no man, than he lay down his life for his brother. I don't mean that to say it's a suicide mission, like Chernobyl.. we can't know that. We can know it's dangerous, and difficult, and they are there, doing what they can to cool these reactors down knowing it has to be done.


* thanks commenters, I was being sloppy there.

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