Voice 1: Soon after the accident, over two hundred people went to the hospital. Thirty-one of those people died there. But the people who died then were not the only people affected by the Chernobyl nuclear accident. People still felt the effects of the radiation many years after the accident. Many groups do not agree about how many people died because of the radiation. The World Health Organization estimates that nine thousand people died. Greenpeace esitmates that it was as high as two hundred thousand.
Voice 2: As Anya became older. Lena noticed that her daughter was often sick. She believed it was because of the radiation.
Voice 3: "At that time you were not allowed to say it was because of Chernobyl. Later a doctor told me I had been very unlucky. I was in the wrong place at the wrong time of my pregnancy."