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Knowing all the factors

He stayed his post

To tame the reactors

And was exposed the most

Towering waves

And aftershocks

His job a grave

Against the clocks

It is good to give thanks

And remember him

For Japan and its banks
He is a hero for them

I remember his heroic efforts and thinking he would die.  He lived, though and unrelated cancer got the best of him.
Masao Yoshida

The former boss of the Fukushima nuclear plant, who stayed at his post to try to tame reactors after Japan’s earthquake and tsunami in 2011, has died of throat cancer

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