23 years ago, I heard a huge explosion outside my window in Seadrift, Texas. It was the Union Carbide factory. The explosion rattled windows twenty miles away and threw shrapnel the size of a car into the fields. It shook my house. One person was killed and 30 were injured–it could have been much worse.
A few weeks later I was on a plane to Bhopal, India, to meet the survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster, whose lives were torn apart the night of December 3rd, 1984. They wanted to meet other activists campaigning around Union Carbide.
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