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“Nuclear-plant worker blogs from inside crippled reactor” the Star.com

A woman identifying herself as a 22-year-old worker inside the Fukushima nuclear plant when the tsunami hit has described the exhaustion, bravery and anguish of her co-workers, including those still inside, fighting to prevent a catastrophe.

“Everyone at the plant is battling on, without running away,” Michiko Otsuki wrote on her blog on the Japanese social networking site Mixi.

Some fellow Mixi bloggers spotted the post and at least one reproduced an English version. The Straits Times, a Singapore newspaper, also translated and published her words.

“In the midst of the tsunami alarm (last Friday), at 3 a.m. in the night when we couldn’t even see where we were going, we carried on working to restore the reactors from where we were, right by the sea, with the realization that this could be certain death,” Otsuki wrote.

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