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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Chieko Shiina
Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, the public may never find out. The ordinary rate of cancer is so high, and medical understanding of the effects of radiation exposure so limited, that any increase in cases from the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster may be undetectable.
Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, we may never find out.
"I know we continue to be irradiated, even right at this moment. I know it would be best just to leave Fukushima," she said.
"I try what I believe is the best, because I don't trust the government any more," says Chieko Shiina, who has turned to that diet.