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Holly Morris:
Why stay in Chernobyl? Because it's home.

TEDGlobal 2013 · 8:51 · Filmed Jun 2013
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Chernobyl was the site of the world's worst nuclear accident and, for the past 27 years, the area around the plant has been known as the Exclusion Zone. And yet, a community of about 200 people live there — almost all of them elderly women. These proud grandmas defied orders to relocate because their connection to their homeland and to their community are "forces that rival even radiation."

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Holly Morris tells the stories of women around the world through documentary, television, print and the web. Full bio

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