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U.S. Armed Forces Sickened After Fukushima Meltdown Get Help From Online Fundraising

By Lynne Peeples

Mike Sebourn served at a U.S. Navy base in Japan after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, measuring radiation and decontaminating aircraft. Nathan Piekutowski spent the days after the disaster with the Marine Corps, passing out water to survivors near the stricken power plant.

Today, nearly three years after the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that triggered the nuclear catastrophe, Sebourn, a former Navy senior chief radiation-decontamination officer, has lost 60 percent of the strength on the right side of his body. Piekutowski, who was a Marine private, faces a long recovery from a recent bone marrow transplant.

Both men are among …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green