Today is the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl. 25 years ago a horribly mismanaged disaster changed everything. Here are some people who are also talking about it and spreading awareness:

Being only 7 at the time I wasn’t able to comprehend the full extend of the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. My memory of the event is hazy but I certainly remember hearing the word ‘Chernobyl’ and ‘radioactive’ for the first time

Arfon Jones’s Personal Account

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster that occurred on 26 April 1986, we invite you to visit Chernobyl Children International. They remind us not to forget what happened, and that we must not leave behind the children who continue to live with this terrible legacy.

Bono Street Team

Chernobyl Children International  has been blogging about this topic for a long time. Check out their site for more information and ways to help!

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