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Respecting the history of Chernobyl

Tue, 25 June 2019

Respecting the history of Chernobyl

Think before taking selfies at Chernobyl, that's the message that our next guest wants to spread following the rise in tourism to the radioactive site since the release of the Sky Atlantic/HBO drama series 'Chernobyl'.

Having been abandoned in a Russian orphanage after being born with defects as a result of the Chernobyl disaster, 26 year old Raisa Carolan is asking people to be more respectful of the history attached to the place.

Despite tough early years and over 30 operations, Raisa has gone on to get a great education and she now plans to dedicate her life to helping children with physical challenges, just like those she has battled.

Raisa joined us in the Ireland AM studio this morning to share her story:

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