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Thousands of Nuclear Arms Workers See Cancer Claims Denied or Delayed

Walter McKenzie's assignment toward the end of the Cold War was to mop up after mishaps at a nuclear weapons factory. With a crew of other laborers from rural Georgia, he swabbed away leaks and spills inside the secret buildings, until one day his body became so contaminated with radiation that...

By Michael Alison Chandler and Joby Warrick

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