Revisiting Fukushima's Ghost Towns

By Brent Murray - 2013-02-15T19:02:38Z

Photograph by James Whitlow Delano/Redux

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A Farm Devastated

Masami Yoshizawa works at his irradiated dairy farm in Namie, where some of his cattle graze beside barns. High-tension power lines that once delivered electricity from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant to Fukushima City and beyond run across his pastureland. Neither meat nor dairy products from his cattle may be sold because of their high level of contamination.