In this June 8, 2011 photo, residents wearing protective suits gather in a gym in Hirono, Japan for a briefing before being escorted to their homes inside the exclusion zone to retrieve a few small ... more 
In this June 8, 2011 photo, residents wearing protective suits gather in a gym in Hirono, Japan for a briefing before being escorted to their homes inside the exclusion zone to retrieve a few small items. The government allowed strictly controlled visits by residents and each person had to be tightly screened for radioactive contamination upon return. (AP Photo/AP Photographer David Guttenfelder on assignment for National Geographic Magazine) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By AP Photographer David Guttenfelder on assignment for National Geographic Magazine
Tue, Dec 27, 2011 11:59 AM EST