In this April 21, 2011 photo, a gurney and other platforms lie in front of the entrance to a hospital in the deserted town of Futaba, inside the 20-kilometer (12-mile) evacuation zone around the ... more 
In this April 21, 2011 photo, a gurney and other platforms lie in front of the entrance to a hospital in the deserted town of Futaba, inside the 20-kilometer (12-mile) evacuation zone around the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan. Chernobyl and Fukushima are some 5,000 miles apart but have much in common. The towns nearest to each of these stricken nuclear power stations, in Ukraine and Japan, whose disasters struck 25 years apart, already reveal eerie similarities. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev) ONE OF PAIR NO. 9 less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Sergey Ponomarev
Sat, Sep 3, 2011 10:41 AM EDT