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Photo Essay: Miles O'Brien Visits Deserted Town at Chernobyl

Basketball Court

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Photo: Catherine Buell

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Basketball Court

Basketball court in Pripyat, the town built to house workers at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It is a time capsule of Soviet life in the 1970s and '80s.

Watch Miles O'Brien's report on his trip to Chernobyl.