In winter, Chernobyl plant workers walk to the Slavutych train station every morning before dawn and return after dark, passing the Silpo supermarket on their way. In the evenings, the stores and streets are full again as the workers arrive home. None of them knows how long their jobs will continue or what the city will do once they are laid off.
Audio: The Chernobyl train pulls out of Slavutych.
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Copyright © Michael Forster Rothbart, 2008