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  • Verla Bennie

    TMI - Three Mile Island on March 28, 1979. We had to evacuate and Scott was 10 months old. Department of Health followed all 3 of our kids for years to study effects

  • Marianne

    Due to equipment failure and operator error, a partial nuclear core meltdown of the Three Mile Island'a Unit 2 reactor, worst nuclear plant emergency in United States History occurred on March 28, 1979.

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