A devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, causing irreparable damage and more than 15,000 deaths. Concerned about possible radiation exposure, Japanese officials established a 12.5 mile exclusion zone and evacuated people living in the area.

55-year-old Naoto Matsumura, a former construction worker, also known as the ‘guardian of Fukushima’s animals’ returned there to feed and take care of the abondoned animals that Everyone else left behind…

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