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Downwinders: America's nuclear sacrificial lambs

July 6, 1987

People living near the Nevada Test Site got as much radiation from a few years of fallout from government testing as they would from natural sources during their entire lifetimes.

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Downwinders: America's nuclear sacrificial lambs
Downwinders: America's nuclear sacrificial lambs
People living near the Nevada Test Site got as much radiation from a few years of fallout from government testing as they would from natural sources during their entire lifetimes.

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