Few memories, lots of attention

  • 1998-08-06
  • Rebecca Santana
The newspapers billed it as a rehabilitation camp for kids from Chernobyl. But Rebecca Santana reports that these kids don't think they need to be rehabilitated. One week ago, a group of 19 kids between the ages of 8 and 13 arrived in Estonia from the Ukraine to attend summer camp. Not every group of kids going to summer camp warrant a presidential invitation, all expenses paid and TV coverage, but these kids are from Slavutich, a town that didn't exist until the catastrophe at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. To much of the world, the word Chernobyl evokes images of men in white hospital mas...
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