Heroic Fukushima Workers Believe They Will Die "Within Weeks"

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As the crisis at Fukushima keeps getting worse — the latest is the discovery of water underneath the reactor at 10,000x the legal limit — a reminder of the heroic effort that workers inside the plant are putting in to save their country.The mother of one of the workers relayed to Fox News this message from her 32-year old son:  “He told me they have accepted they will all probably die from radiation sickness in the short term or cancer in the long-term.”

She added: “They have concluded between themselves that it is inevitable some of them may die within weeks or months. They know it is impossible for them not to have been exposed to lethal doses of radiation.”

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