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REMEMBER CHERNOBYL

Forced evacuee, Chernobyl border village: Ukraine.

 

“We were promised that we would go back, in 3 days, 20 days, a year, then after a year and a half they began to build us small houses. The roof leaked. They cheated us all the time...when we came back all of our friends died from stress. I have no relatives at all. My mother, brother sister, husband have died now. I have no one in this village I can speak to, no one... Let me show you the pictures of my friends and family....”

 

And so, kindly – she did.

 

This image is part of my doctoral research about the consequences of Chernobyl

 

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Thoughts - comments - critiques - always welcome.

 

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Taken on March 15, 2011