Hanna Zavorotnya: Chernobyl babushka

Mon, April 11, 2011

Hanna, 78, who lives in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone, is featured in this month’s MORE magazine. Our friend on the ground, Sergei Ivanchuk, dropped by to show her the story. “The main thing is that we have pig fat and vodka,” Hanna told me when I was there in December.  A single photo could hardly embody more culture clash…

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Just wanted to tell Holly Morris what an impact her article, “A Country of Women” had on me. So much so that I wrote a post about the article on my artist blog today. Such a compassionate and insightful look at these remarkable women. - Linda Smith

by Linda C Smith on Wed, April 13, 2011 at 12:30 pm PDT

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