Chernobyl Remnant { 10 images } Created 14 Sep 2010

On the morning after the explosion of nuclear reactor no. 4, residents of Chernobyl were ushered into buses for a ‘temporary’ evacuation. Some would never to return. But others could not hold themselves back, returning to dig up the radioactive potatoes in their back yards, even to collect the front door of their demolished house, any remnant of home. Identity runs deeper than the layer of plutonium staining the soil.
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