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Sunday, November 12, 2006

Chernobyl Legacy::Magnum Photo Essay By Paul Fusco

Recently we were pointed into the direction of this photo essay by Paul Fusco. A native of near by Leominster, Massachusetts, Fusco brings us a compelling visual account of the after effects of the Chernobyl disaster. You can view the essay here.

You might also want to take a look at his book that this flash movie derived from, "Chernobyl Legacy".

Fusco's Book Cover"Chernobyl Legacy" is a haunting document of the lives that were ruined, in particular those of the unborn and young children, most of who have severe genetic disorders and a host of lethal cancers. The book has essays by Adi Roche, founder of the Chernobyl Children's Project; Michael Douglas, United Nations Messenger for Peace, and United Nations Secretary General Kofi Anan." - Magnum Photos

::via Venancio Borges