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Radioactive Hero Returns To Fukushima To Feed The Animals Everyone Else Forgot About

Naoto Matsumura is the only human brave enough to live in Fukushima’s 12.5-mile exclusion zone

He fled at first but returned to take care of the animals that were left behind

He fled at first but returned to take care of the animals that were left behind

He returned for his own animals at first, but realized that so many more needed his help, too

He returned for his own animals at first, but realized that so many more needed his help, too

Matsumura, who is 55 years old, knows that the radiation is harmful, but he “refuses to worry about it”

Matsumura, who is 55 years old, knows that the radiation is harmful, but he “refuses to worry about it”

“They also told me that I wouldn’t get sick for 30 or 40 years. I’ll most likely be dead by then anyway, so I couldn’t care less

“They also told me that I wouldn’t get sick for 30 or 40 years. I’ll most likely be dead by then anyway, so I couldn’t care less

Matsumura discovered that thousands of cows had died locked in barns

Matsumura discovered that thousands of cows had died locked in barns

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He also freed many animals that had been left chained up by their owners

Many of them now rely on him for food

Many of them now rely on him for food

The government has forbidden him from staying, but that doesn’t stop him either

The government has forbidden him from staying, but that doesn’t stop him either

He relies solely on donations from supporters to work with and feed the animals

He started in 2011 and is still going strong

His supporters are calling him the ‘guardian of Fukushima’s animals’

He relies solely on donations from supporters to work with and feed the animals

The man clearly has a sense of humor as well

His supporters are calling him the ‘guardian of Fukushima’s animals’

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Checkout the Full story here:

http://www.boredpanda.com/fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura/

His Facebook page is here: https://www.facebook.com/ganbaru.fukushima

His Blog and donation links are here: http://ganbarufukushima.blog.fc2.com/

YouTube Video Souce: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llM9MIM_9U4

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