A farmer in a ghost town: "I have to live here, even if it shortens my life"

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03/06/2012 - Hosokawa, a farmer, lives in Iitate, a ghost town that was once home to 6,000 people. Despite being relatively far from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, the village is one of the areas most heavily contaminated with radioactivity. Iitate is evacuated - apart from Hosokawa who still cares for his animals.

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