Although years have passed since the nuclear plant at Chernobyl exploded, the scope of
the disaster and its long-term effects are only coming to light.
- travel to the Belarusan capital of Minsk and meed Natasha Ptushko, a 14-year-old
- encounter the customs and traditions of a 1000-year-old eastern European culture;
- watch how American volunteers from different cities pooled their efforts to deliver life-saving medicines;
- share the experiences of Larissa and other children of Chernobyl as they spend a radiation free vacation in the United States;
- see the changes in daily life that resulted from Glasnost, Perestroika, and the collapse of the Soviet Union;
- meet the political and religious leaders of one of the newly independent republics;
- and see how compassionate concern relieves human suffering and breaks down barriers of misunderstanding.
is the managing editor of the San Mateo Times in San Mateo, California, and a graduate
of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She is founder and chairman of a
United Church of Christ Children of Chernobyl Project.
is international coordinator of the Chernobyl Mental Health Project, sponsored by World Vision. An ordained Nazarene minister, he is a Ph.D. candidate at Drew University, specializing in pastoral care for communities in crisis. He is the author of City Streets, City People, The Samaritan's Imperative, and C.S. Lewis on Scripture.
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