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In US state, only 41 sterilization victims found

In US state, only 41 sterilization victims found

Officials in the U.S. state of North Carolina have tracked down less than four dozen of the thousands of residents forced to undergo sterilizations between 1929 and 1974.
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North Carolina officials are considering compensating survivors. A task force Perdue created in March is supposed to figure out possible cash payments. It is expected to make its recommendation in February.
The Eugenics Board approved sterilizations for people who suffered from mental illness, epilepsy and those with low intelligence.


Updated : 2021-04-17 20:52 GMT+08:00