The Worst Hard Time

The Worst Hard Time

by

Timothy Egan

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A disease caused by the build up of prairie dust, which is high in silica content (a compound in mineral quartz and sand), in the lungs. The coarse dust tears at “the honeycombed web of air sacs” in the lungs, thereby weakening the body’s resistance to infection.
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