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"Rising above," the theme of choice for Fitzpatrick Nuclear Employees

Every fuel outage, employees of the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power plant come up for a theme for the outage. This year they choose "a phoenix rising" to pay homage to the last year and a half. (Dennis Harmon/CNYCentral.)

The roller coaster ride of emotion that was the last year and a half for employee's of the James A Fitzpatrick nuclear power plant has ended.

Uncertainty no longer lingers as Exelon will take over operation of the plant from Entergy as soon as the NRC gives final approval, which is expected this spring.

Since January, Fitzpatrick Nuclear reactor has been offline as thousands work to refuel the plant, a job that wasn't supposed to happen.

Watch the video above to here employees talk about the experience.

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