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http://uncannyterrain.com—Yuji Ohashi has spent his life on the edge of disaster: he contracted hepatitis from a blood transfusion for his hemophilia and had his leg amputated after a fall.

When his father took ill eight years ago, Ohashi reluctantly assumed the presidency of Fukushima City natural bread company Ginray, despite health worries and his ambition to write children’s books.

After the March earthquake, Ginray was one of the few food suppliers that remained operational, serving long lines of hungry people and baking around the clock by car headlight with no electricity.

Just as he has learned to accept his medical condition and his responsibilities, Ohashi believes that Fukushima must learn to live with the radioactive fallout from the meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Like others here, the disaster has strengthened his commitment to Fukushima, even as Ginray struggles to stay in business amid public concerns about food contamination.

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