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Pensioner Power

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Pensioner Power

As the Japanese government and TEPCO struggle to bring the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant under control, a group of pensioners has decided to put their lives at risk to save younger people from radiation.
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,6530334,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-asia-5133-rdf
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Community Veteran
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Re: Pensioner Power

good on 'em. i salute them.
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Re: Pensioner Power

Very commendable Smiley
pierre_pierre
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Re: Pensioner Power

Kamikaze comes to mind
alanf
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Re: Pensioner Power

The article describes people "all in their 60s" as "a group of middle-aged volunteers". I know life expectancy has been increasing but how many 120-year-olds have you heard of.?
Midnight_Caller
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Re: Pensioner Power

Very brave of them, and good look to them all.