We all sometimes stumble on things that point to our lives. This one points to mine and many others. ***The Radium Girls fought big money and big industry and were made to look as villains by the actual villains.*** My babies were injured by their baby shots back in the 1970s—brain-damaged by them to be accurate. Instead of treating my children for what they suffered, we—the parents—were accused of abusing our children into insanity.*** The Radium Girls were not diagnosed with radiation sickness—they were diagnosed with Syphilis.*** The parallel? Shame. I suffered guilt and shame as did the Radium Girls. Professionals were telling me I had done something wrong.*** They were professionals, right? They must know what they are talking about.The Radium Girls. How Their Stories Compare to Stories of the Vaccine-Injured.