Marshallese residents carry their belongings before they are relocated, Mar. 13, 1946. Jonithen Jackson remembers the stories his mother and grandmother used to tell him before bed, Marshallese folk stories teaching lessons of hope and kindness. Embedded in these stories, Jackson tried to understand why his people couldn’t live on their home island anymore.

"Everybody’s sick; they get sick and die young," Jackson told ABC News. "When the bomb is erupted, the white powder they come to on the water… everybody realize, ‘oh, that’s the poison.’"

Jackson’s home island is Enewetak Atoll, where the United States tested 43 nuclear bombs from […]

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