Woman in evacuation zone makes nickname for cesium — “Like a little character that she lives with basically” (AUDIO)

Published: September 3rd, 2012 at 4:21 pm ET
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Title: Life in Fukushima a year and a half after the meltdown
Source: PRI’s The World
Date: August 22, 2012

At 20:00 in

Journalist Emily Taguchi: She used to run a small farm [in Iitate]… She made that decision that it’s still her home… It’s the house where her husband spent his last days… She’d rather just coexist with radiation. She even has a little nickname for cesium, she calls it ‘cesiumikun’ [???]. It’s kind of like a little character that she lives with basically.

Published: September 3rd, 2012 at 4:21 pm ET
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