Japan Nuclear Crisis: Retirees Volunteer for Fukushima Duty

Yasuteru Yamada cringes at any comparison to the kamikaze, pilots who flew suicide missions during World War II. The retired engineer has rallied more than 200 aging workers who have volunteered to tackle the nuclear crises at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant. But he says, this is no suicide mission. "We don't want to die," says the 72-year old, a former engineer for Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd. "We just want to stabilize the nuclear plant, nothing more." The team of...Full Story
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