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Uranium has decimated Navajo miners

June 18, 1990

In a Navajo community of 1,000 just west of the New Mexico state line, many families are trying to cope with the loss of loved ones and the sight of numerous others slowly dying from lung cancer.

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Uranium has decimated Navajo miners
In a Navajo community of 1,000 just west of the New Mexico state line, many families are trying to cope with the loss of loved ones and the sight of numerous others slowly dying from lung cancer.

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