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Pampered Chef: Sobering photos of Chernobyl area

  1. esavvymom

    esavvymom Legend Member Staff Member

    Interesting photos to see. I was just a young teen when this happened- so didn't really sink in at the time, but I can't even imagine.

    GRcade :: View topic - BLH's tour of Chernobyl. Hello Digg/Reddit/world!!

    I'm not sure which is more disturbing - that some company actually gives TOURS of the place and charges money for it or that people actually PAY money to go see it! But, it could be a good way for people to 'never forget'...we hope.
    Oct 29, 2009
  2. cmdtrgd

    cmdtrgd Legacy Member Gold Member

    Wow, it is amazing! I like that they give tours because it makes it real. I just wonder if they have to wear protective clothing or anything. And, the guide MUST wear protection to be there so many times!
    Oct 29, 2009
  3. pampchefrhondab

    pampchefrhondab Senior Member

    Wow, these are very sad! I could never go there in person!
  4. The_Kitchen_Guy

    The_Kitchen_Guy Legend Member Silver Member

  5. esavvymom

    esavvymom Legend Member Staff Member

    Thanks KG! I figured you had posted it somewhere, but hadn't had a chance to go search for it. Interesting.. "What would happen if.." - too scary!
    Oct 29, 2009
  6. legacypc46

    legacypc46 Senior Member Gold Member

    Wow. Very interesting. I was once offered a job not too far from there. I, uh, declined.
    Nov 2, 2009
  7. gailz2

    gailz2 Senior Member Gold Member

    We were told by our friends in Germany (previous West G.) that shipments of the produce from Chernobyl were sent to the E. Germans to buy. Very sad. Hopefully it was only done because they didn't know any better.
    Nov 2, 2009
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