On April 26, 1986, the world’s worst nuclear accident occurred. The scene was the Chernobyl plant in the Soviet Union. An explosion and fire sent radioactivity into the atmosphere. An estimated 31 Soviets died immediately. An untold number of Soviets were affected in the days and years to follow.
But a courageous group of women returned to this nuclear wasteland. A pull from their ancestry or an irrational effort to resettle? The reason is debatable. What’s important is to recognize that women have an organic and inherent need to establish community. Read the full story about these courageous women here.