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Bag’s Take-Away:Nuke crisis elicits spiritual/material clash,
Buddhist chants ring TEPCO’s marble and glass.
(photo: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images caption: Buddhist monks beat drums and chant in front of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) headquarters in Tokyo on April 6, 2011 to protest against the current nuclear crisis at the troubled TEPCO nuclear power plant in Fukushima, north of Tokyo. Workers at Japan’s crippled atomic power plant plugged a hole spewing highly radioactive water into the ocean on April 6, boosting efforts to contain the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. Read more: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2011/04/07/2204764/the-daily-edit-best-news-photos.html?spill=1#ixzz1IuPJSq1D)