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Forgotten in the Fallout: Women and Fukushima

Forgotten in the Fallout: Women and Fukushima

Nuclear Safety June 22, 2014 at 10:59 am 0 comments

Standing in the midst of Fukushima’s fallout on that hot day in July, I had a visceral sense of the trouble at hand. Though assigned to produce a video for TIME with my partner, I couldn’t focus on work. Tears surfaced as I thought of the deserted towns we passed on our way to this place; the laundry left hanging on lines, schools shuttered forever, storefront windows broken (but their shelves unlooted) and brand new cars in their garages, too contaminated to touch.