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Testing Priscilla: The prelude to Hood
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Editor's note: John Waelti's series on the American Atomic Veterans continues with today's column.Spring 1957 - Sheep and goats were dying in Utah and Nevada from mysterious diseases - their offspring frequently born without wool or hair. Local ranchers believed this to result from radioactive fallout from nuclear testing. An Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) report on radioactivity in these animals was labeled "top secret.