"Mostly, people do not get sick because of radiation. They get sick because they believe they are victims."
-- Sergii Mirnyi, author
Sergii Mirnyi rolls in the snow after a sauna in Chernigiv, Ukraine. An eternal optimist, Mirnyi served in 1986 as commander of a radiation reconnaissance platoon adjacent to the Chernobyl plant.
This photograph is part of Michael Forster Rothbart's After Chernobyl documentary photography...more »