06 Apr '11, 1pm

Japanese nuclear plant worker discusses choice to sacrifice his life - Yahoo!

Japanese nuclear plant worker discusses choice to sacrifice his life - Yahoo!

Fukushima plant workers trying to cool reactor (Tokyo Electric Power Co./AP) By Brett Michael Dykes, Yahoo! News As Japan continues to grapple with catastrophic radiation leaks at the quake-damaged Fukushima Daichii nuclear complex, the plant's remaining workers have shown heroic dedication in the face of a task that amounts to a likely suicide mission. The global audience following the Japanese nuclear drama has learned a little about these selfless heroes. But some of the most basic questions about them--who they are and what has motivated them to make the ultimate sacrifice--have gone unanswered. Now, however, the Agence France Press reporter Kimi De Freytashas published an interview with one of the Fukushima workers that sheds considerable light on how they understand their mission--and how they are holding up under under the extraordinary, mortal stress they are facin...

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