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The Radium Girls

The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

by Kate Moore

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The Radium Girls
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The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
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Recounts the struggles of hundreds of women who were exposed to radium while working factory jobs during World War I, describing how they were mislead by their employers and became embroiled in a battle for workers' rights.