Hundreds of young women who worked in watch factories throughout the 1920s were exposed to so much radium that they came home glowing in the dark. (35/77)

Hundreds of young women who worked in watch factories throughout the 1920s were exposed to so much radium that they came home glowing in the dark.

The exposure often caused their vertebrae to collapse, their jaws to fall off, and their lives to end slowly thanks to agonizing battles with cancer.

Written by Jacob Aberto

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