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Former youth prison turned radioactive waste decay site operated by UNC

The Chapel Hill Youth Development and Research Unit, now known as Chydaru, was an experimental youth prison that was later repurposed as a radioactive waste decay site. While there was never any radioactive or hazardous waste buried at the site, the facility would take short-lived radioactive waste generated at the University and store it until the waste was no longer radioactive.

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Vigil for Daunte Wright

A banner with the words 'avenge him' written behind Daunte Wright's name sits at the front of a community organized vigil in memory of Daunte Wright and Jaida Peterson. The vigil took place in Moore Square Park in downtown Raleigh on Sunday Apr. 18, 2021.

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Vigil for Daunte Wright

A sign calling for action leans against an attendee at a community organized vigil in memory of Daunte Wright and Jaida Peterson. The vigil took place in Moore Square Park in downtown Raleigh on Sunday Apr. 18, 2021.

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Vigil for Daunte Wright

Attendees hold a sign listing names of victims at a community organized vigil in memory of Daunte Wright and Jaida Peterson. The vigil took place in Moore Square Park in downtown Raleigh on Sunday Apr. 18, 2021.

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Vigil for Daunte Wright

An attendee of a community organized vigil in memory of Daunte Wright and Jaida Peterson holds an African-American flag. The vigil took place in Moore Square Park in downtown Raleigh on Sunday Apr. 18, 2021.

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Vigil for Daunte Wright

Yakob Lemma, co-founder of the Wake County Black Student Coalition, speaks to the crowd at a community organized vigil in memory of Daunte Wright and Jaida Peterson. The vigil took place in Moore Square Park in downtown Raleigh on Sunday Apr. 18, 2021.

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