Finish the story begins with: “The only residents remaining in the small town of Miners Hill are spirits.”
The only residents remaining in the small town of Miner’s Hill are spirits. Here the children are born with a decree of early death. Mining has poisoned the air, food and even water of the region.
The mining company started its operations in 1960s. The insignificant hamlet grew into a small town by mid 70s. The first spate of deformed babies was born in 1979 followed by a surge of persons diagnosed with leukemia in early 80s.
People protested without respite till the apex court took suo-moto cognizance of a report published in an environmental journal. Unfortunately the case was transferred to a bench with different set of judges and awaits a decision.
The elderly succumbed to ill-effects of radiation and the children failed to live up to their teens. The few able bodied slowly dribbled out of the town. Today, the malignant spirits of the yellow cake reign over all life in the region.
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