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An unexpected discovery in Middle Georgia: Rare-earth elements used in everything from smartphones to X-ray machines
When Georgia State University graduate student Danny Gardner looked into materials mined near the town of Sandersville he discovered an incredibly high concentration of kaolin and valuable rare-earth elements used in cellphones, computers, television screens, fiber optics, and x-ray machines.
I was away at photography school, Creative Circus in Atlanta, when my mom started to suspect something was wrong with my dad. It wasn’t one moment, more like a series of subtle changes in his behavior.