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Three Mile Island: A look back at America’s worst nuclear accident

On this day in 1979 America experienced its worst nuclear accident at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant.  I lived about two hours north of Harrisburg and remember reading a book on our living room floor as my parents sat in their chairs, eyes glued to the special report that was covering the event.  I of course had no idea how serious the event was; however by the look on my parents face they most definitely understood how serious it was.  Today I want to take the time to reflect back on 28 March 1979.  Below is a five part PBS documentary on the accident.  Please take some time to watch the clips.

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It really makes you think how lucky we were on that day considering how close we were to a meltdown.

Liberty forever, freedom for all!

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