April 11, 2011

A Visit to Japan's Nuclear Ghost Towns

Cordula Meyer, Der Spiegel

AP Photo

The house has been in Tsuneyasu Satoh's family for generations. It is dusk, and he has come to see it, secretly, one last time. He loves the interior walls made of rice paper and the wooden floor on which his ancestors once walked. But today he will be the last member of his family to set foot in the house.

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