Photo: Howie and Laurel Borowick embraced in their bedroom. Though they shared a lot during their 34-year marriage, they could hardly imagine that stage-4 cancer would be another of those things. Chappaqua, N.Y. March 2013. (Photo by Nancy Borowick)
2016, People, first prize stories, Kazuma Obara, Exposure, July 12, 2015 "My mother said that it was a typically quiet day, warm and windy. She and my father opened the window and they felt completely safe on the day of the explosion, the 26th of April 1986." The world’s worst nuclear accident happened on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Just 5 months after the disaster, a girl was born in Kiev just 100 km south from Chernobyl.