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I am not married, but a daughter have I
And to lead, she leads, daughter my
I was part of the li'l boy that once rocked history
I am just you, I ain't a mystery

Who am I?

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This is

uranium

I am not married, but a daughter have I

To quote Wikipedia, "A parent isotope is one that undergoes decay to form a daughter isotope. One example of this is uranium (atomic number 92) decaying into thorium (atomic number 90)."

And to lead, she leads, daughter my

Thorium decays into other things which eventually decay into lead

I was part of the li'l boy that once rocked history

To quote Wikipedia, "Little Boy was the codename for the type of atomic bomb dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima". It was the first uranium-based nuclear explosion.

I am just you, I ain't a mystery

The atomic symbol for Uranium is U (you)

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Who am I?

Elena Tonra Lead of Band "Daughter" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daughter_(band)

I am not married, but a daughter have I

Elena Tonra is not married but she has a daughter i.e the band DAUGHTER

And to lead, she leads, daughter my

Lead singer of Daughter

I was part of the li'l boy that once rocked history

To be deduced.

I am just you, I ain't a mystery

To be deduced.

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  • $\begingroup$ This is not quite what I was looking for...but a good attempt anyways $\endgroup$ – iamwhoiam Dec 11 '15 at 12:15
  • $\begingroup$ I don't get the "daughter my" part - how do you interpret / parse that in your answer? $\endgroup$ – Lawrence Dec 11 '15 at 13:11
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You are

Uranium. Your decay includes lead Pb.

You were part of

the Little Boy atomic bomb used on Hiroshima

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