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Right Behind You - Matthew Gomez

November 12, 2021

When a nuclear meltdown threatens to poison the West Coast of the United States, Carlos and thousands of other migrant workers risk their lives to contain the disaster. When the suit Carlos wears to protect himself against radiation begins to fail, he discovers what lengths he’ll go to in order to protect the hopeful future promised to him and his family upon completion of the work.

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Published in Metaphorosis on 12 November 2021.
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