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Radioactive Man Returns to Fukushima to Take Care of Animals

Naoto Matsumura chose to stay in the Fukushima exclusion zone, despite its dangers, to take care of the animals left behind.

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When earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant  became one of the hardest hit areas in the country. In fact, the Japanese government had to evacuate people living in the 12.5 mi exclusion area because of radioactive material leakage brought about by tsunami waves.

The Fukushima disaster has left massive damage in terms of human life and property. Much has been shared about the extent of human suffering that the event has caused but not much has been discussed about the effect of the disaster on animals. There were lots of animals left in there when thousands fled from their homes. It’s so heartbreaking to think that the animals were left to fend for themselves in the deserted place but there’s one man who dared to go back to the radioactive exclusion zone for a heartwarming reason.

Meet, Naoto Matsumura, the only man brave enough to live in Fukushima’s 12.5-mile exclusion zone.

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Naoto Matsumura is a 55-year-old former construction worker who decided to risk his life and live in the zone after the nuclear disaster to take care of the animals left in the area.

He returned to take care of the animals that were left behind during evacuation.

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He returned for his pets, but later on realized that so many more needed his help, too.

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Blind Elderly and His Armless Friend Planted Over 10,000 Trees in China

This dynamic duo proved disability is not a hindrance to make the world a better place.

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Who would have thought that the tree-filled Yeli Village in northeastern China was once a barren land 12 years ago?

It must have been a pretty tough job for the people behind the rehabilitation of the once-barren environment.

But the dynamic duo of a blind elderly and his armless friend proved that disability is not a hindrance to make the world a better place.

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Meet The Man Who Doesn’t Take No For An Answer. Enviously AMAZING!

Watch this bodybuilder with one arm destroy all your gym-skipping excuses…

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You may have watched same old flicks to boost your momentum on doing vital workouts and other fitness programs but this fitness story will change your perspective on motivation—just enviously amazing!

From pull-ups to planks and dips, Luke Ericson may appear a typical hot bodybuilder. Wait until you take a closer glance that you get to appreciate how uniquely powerful he really is.

Ericson was born with his left arm, and most of his left lung missing. It was not so long ago when he was also diagnosed with severe scoliosis as well as Type 1 Diabetes throughout his life. Despite the physical challenges, it was in November when he and his friend Andrew Rizer (also a videographer) started documenting his rigorous workouts to prove that disabilities are never road blockers from achieving a better version of yourself.

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Mother and Daughter Took THIS 100-Day Challenge to Lose Weight. The Result? Incredible!

If you have 100 days, what life-changing move would you do? This mother-daughter tandem has the perfect idea!

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Being overweight is one of the most common struggles people are facing today. Aside from being physically disturbed, it causes low self-esteem and possible health problems. While many people would want to lose weight, not all are committed in doing so. Because reality is, it is not easy to get up, exercise, diet and completely change one's lifestyle. This is why we were completely stunned when we came across the story of this mother-daughter tandem who shared their weight loss journey together.

Cheryl Shaw, a 50 year old single mother who is overweight was worried that her teenage daughter Tessa is starting to gain some weight too. She doesn't want her daughter to tread her path and continue to lead an unhealthy life. So they decided to accept the 100-day challenge of the website GiveIt100, where people upload videos of their weight loss journey. They were so inspired that they mapped out their plan as follows: to eat right, exercise and basically live healthy for 100 days.

The hardest part of undergoing weight loss programs is not getting adequate support, and journeying through it alone. Cheryl and Tessa understand this very well that is why they serve as each other's supporters and cheer-me-uppers throughout the process. Cheryl told Women's Health magazine,

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