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Case 2

Doom Town, Nevada Test Site

Filed under: Cold War, Apocalypse

Within sight of the Vegas Strip, mushroom clouds rose high into the air. Enemy attack? Tragic accident? Just the Defense Department reassuring America that it could survive atomic war.

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Case 3

Great Molasses Flood, Boston

Filed under: Man-made disasters

Gooey death and destruction is no laughing matter. Follow the tragic chain of events that led corporate greed for war profiteering to devastate a crowded immigrant neighborhood.

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Case 4

Tomb of the Voodoo Queen, New Orleans

Filed under: Occult, Women

Like a shapeshifter, the spirit of Marie Laveau refuses to fade away. In New Orleans’s famously eerie St. Louis Cemetery #1, you may recognize a past that you have made for yourself.

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