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The town of Uravan is gone but not forgotten

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19min 21sec

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. Radioactivity meant losing their homes. Jane Thompson is one of those uranium evacuees. We talk with her about the town's legacy and the ongoing reunions that help preserve its place in history.