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The U.S. military burns millions of pounds of munitions in a tiny, African-American corner of Louisiana. The town’s residents, including Frankie McCray (pictured), say they’re forgotten in the toxic plume.

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Is it just a coincidence that an unusually large number of American troops and Iraqi civilians are suffering from what appears to be a cancer epidemic? Iraq's environment minister and a growing number of victims, scientists and even politicians say the widespread use of depleted uranium in U.S. munitions is to blame.

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