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The area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is still uninhabitable for humans, but many ecosystems have bounced back and begun to thrive. (Courtesy of Brendan Dowling)

Dowling visits Chernobyl 35 years later

By Sandra Skiba
September 28, 2021

You're walking through a town, but it's empty, abandoned, and falling apart. Left the same way it was 35 years ago.  The tragedy of Chernobyl, a nuclear...

Wills is in Switzerland with her friend after skiing down the Swiss Alps

The world and its Wills

By Taylor O'Donnell
October 14, 2014
The darkness seemed to stretch for miles. The smell of mold was nearly overwhelming. Water trickled down from the ceiling into pools on the floor. The constant whirring of bike chains echoed around the tunnel. Tara Wills and her son burst out of the dark train tunnel and into the open. It was good to be out of such an eerie passageway. They were taking a 20-mile bike ride near Fort Lewis, Washington, but that was nothing for Wills.

Teacher Margie Brand travels around world but stays close to home

By Tyler Davis
March 1, 2012
English teacher Margie Brand has traveled all around the world but always stays close to her large family.
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