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[Yasuteru Yamada, co-founder of the Skilled Veterans Corps, explains why he helped to establish the organization. The group consists of retirees with various fields of expertise who are willing to aid ongoing work to stabilize the Fukushima nuclear plant. They are currently in a state of limbo waiting for permission from Tepco and the Japanese government.

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Occasionally I'm guilty of just a tiny bit of cynicism about people and their motivations. And sometimes I grow weary of news reports about the nasty behaviors of which some folks are capable. But any and all residue of my negativity evaporated instantly

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