Fear of radiation has kept children living near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which was crippled by a powerful earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, indoors for much of their short lives. And the effect is starting to show.
Two-year-old Nao Watanabe frolics in an indoor playground in Koriyama, west of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Children in Koriyama are stopped from playing outside because of concerns about nuclear radiation. March 11 marks the third anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan. Toru Hanai/Reuters Buy Photo