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In this Sunday, March 3, 2013 photo, contaminated soil is stored near houses in the abandoned town of Iitate, outside the nuclear exclusion zone surrounding the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Japan. Two years after a tsunami crippled the nuclear plant, many towns surrounding it remain abandoned, too contaminated by radiation for residents to return for more than short visits. In Iitate police check on abandoned houses, and workers keep streets tidy, but residents are unable to move back to their homes. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

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