On April 26, the anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, Lena Kurilenko visits her parents’ graves in the Pirogovichi village graveyard. Ukrainians traditionally return to their hometowns around Easter to gather and honor their dead.
This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED Books in 2013. The photos come from Forster Rothbart’s two long-term documentary photography projects, After Chernobyl...more »
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