IMPACT
06/30/2011 12:02 pm ET | Updated Aug 30, 2011

Japan's Daiichi Nuclear Plant Gets Help From Elderly Volunteers

TOKYO -- By any measure, the thousands of people toiling to cool the crippled nuclear reactors in Fukushima are engaged in jobs that the Japanese consider kitanai, kitsui and kiken, or dirty, difficult and dangerous.

Seemingly against logic, Yasuteru Yamada, 72, is eager for the chance to take part.

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