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Atomic vets

Atomic veterans feel abused, neglected and forgotten by the government and a country that exposed them to unforeseen risks. In the decades since the nuclear tests, many have suffered ailments such as cancer and blame the radiation.The story of the veterans who witnessed secret atomic testing and how their decades-long struggle for recognition affects soldiers today is a coproduction with our friends at the RetroReport.

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