Tweets from former Fuji TV announcer Yukio Yamakawa on March 21, 2013 translated by Fukushima Diary:
I’m sorry to worry you for being sick a little while ago. Some people pointed out it was because I was consuming the agricultural products that I planted by myself. I think that is true. After 311, I thought Boso area (Chiba) [~250 km from Fukushima Daiichi] would definitely be contaminated too, but I kept on growing rice. As expected, radioactive material was detected from the products.
[...] I have been eating it for one year and a half. In a sense, it was an experiment on my own body. [...]
Since 311, I’ve been observing my health condition. I’ve felt something wrong with the respiratory organs, the digestive organs and the circulatory organs, continuously and intermittently. I’m sure it was due to the home grown rice and vegetables at least partially. [...]
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Published: March 24th, 2013 at 5:34 pm ET