Elsie Mae Begay, 71, has spent more than 30 years living among residue piles that her children slid down when they were younger, and other contaminated waste carried down the nearby arroyo or kicked up by high winds. She’s taken her story of the dangers of uranium to college campuses and Congress, along with a documentary outlining her family’s plight.
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