Discuss The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore. This book fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances. Their courage and tenacity led to life-changing regulations, research into nuclear bombing, and ultimately saved hundreds of thousands of lives. "The glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still."—NPR Books
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