- HBO’s “Chernobyl” series tells the story of the world’s worst nuclear-power-plant accident.
- The show is nominated for 19 Emmy awards, including in the Outstanding Limited Series category, in which it’s considered a frontrunner.
- Most of the characters who appear in the show existed in real life — and a few have been willing to share their stories.
- We rounded up actual accounts of the moment when disaster struck on April 26, 1986.
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