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Oct. 9, 2023: The town lost to uranium; Expanding compensation for atomic workers

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During World War II, uranium workers across The West sacrificed their health so The Allies would win. In the small town of Uravan, Colorado, people sacrificed more than their health. We'll get insight into the community's history from a former resident as Congress considers broadening compensation for uranium workers. Later, people read from their teenage diaries on stage for "Mortified."