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Read & Download ¸ Full Body Burden Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats H accidents were always called incidentsAnd as this memoir unfolds it reveals itself as a brilliant work of investigative journalism a detailed and shocking account of the government's sustained attempt to conceal the effects of the toxic and radioactive waste released by Rocky Flats and of local residents' vain attempts to seek justice in court Here too are vivid portraits of former Rocky Flats workers from the healthy who regard their work at the plant with pride and patriotism to the ill or dying who battle for compensation for cancers they got on the jobBased on extensive interviews FBI and EPA documents and class action testimony this taut beautifully written book promises to have a very long half life. After a day of reflection I changed my 3 stars to 2 I had stopped listening to the book a few times uestioning whether I should continue I suppose

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Read & Download ¸ Full Body Burden Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats Full Body Burden is a haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman Kristen Iversen growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated the most contaminated site in America It's the story of a childhood and adolescence in the shadow of the Cold War in a landscape at once startlingly beautiful and unknown to those who lived there tainted with invisible yet deadly particles of plutoniumIt's also a book about the destructive power of secrets both family and government Her father's hidden liuor bottles the strange cancers in children in the neighborhood the truth about what was made at Rocky Flats cleaning supplies her mother guessed best not to i. Having lived for than 40 years in Colorado but thankfully not in the shadows of Rocky Flats I was both interested in and woefully uninformed about

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Read & Download ¸ Full Body Burden Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats Nuire too deeply into any of itBut as Iversen grew older she began to ask uestions She learned about the infamous 1969 Mother's Day fire in which a few scraps of plutonium spontaneously ignited and despite the desperate efforts of firefighters came perilously close to a criticality the deadly blue flash that signals a nuclear chain reaction Intense heat and radiation almost melted the roof which nearly resulted in an explosion that would have had devastating conseuences for the entire Denver metro area Yet the only mention of the fire was on page 28 of the Rocky Mountain News underneath a photo of the Pet of the Week In her early thirties Iversen even worked at Rocky Flats for a time typing up memos in whic. Be prepared to be terrified amazed and astounded as you read this book about the Nuclear horror of Rocky Flats near Denver Colorado Like Los Alamos


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    [Full Body Burden Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats] New ¿ Kristen Iversen Kristen Iversen í 8 Free read Download Full Body Burden Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats Having lived for than 40 years in Colorado but thankfully not in the shadows of Rocky Flats I was both interested in and woefully uninformed about what went on at this facility for producing plutonium triggers No

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