"Chernobyl" means "wormwood" in Ukrainian according to Fredrick Pohl in his book "Chernobyl
It is a little after 5AM. I woke up a little while ago. While surfing the web for news of the reactor accidents in Japan I came across these video clips. The first is the last film of Vladimir Shevchenko. He literally died making it.
The next two include interviews with survivors of the "bio-robot" crew.
Thousands of men paid with years of their lives for the foolish mistakes of others. Some paid with all of the years they had. The footage of the men reading the newspaper in the bus on their morning commute to hell will be with me for a long time.
I am going to try to stay awake for a while. I don't want to sleep just now.
I might dream.
``I am Lazarus, come from the dead,
Come back to tell you all, I shall tell you all''--