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Chernobyl’s children need to take breaks away from the radiation – but they’re facing a serious hurdle

This year, the Children's Project said they could only host 600 children compared to 3,500 each year in the early 2000s. Image: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Aria Bendix

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An 11-year-old Ukrainian girl living near the Chernobyl power plant says goodbye to her host family in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Children from Gomel, Belarus (a city about 60 miles outside Chernobyl), wave after arriving in Hanover, Germany.
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Children ride bicycles in the village of Pysky, Ukraine.
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