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Vigil at Three Mile Island marks 32nd anniversary of nuclear accident

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Demonstrators hold candles and signs at the 32nd annual vigil in remembrance of the disaster at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant on March 28 in Middletown, Pennsylvania. The gathering to remember the accident, in which Unit #1's core melted down on March 28, 1979, is dedicated to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

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The Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant is seen in the early morning hours of March 28.

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Demonstrators hold candles and signs at the 32nd annual vigil in remembrance of the disaster at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant on March 28.

 Read a report on the differences between the Three Mile Island and Fukushima nuclear crises.