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Grieving Kettleman City mothers tackle a toxic waste dump

Mar 30, 2010 8:10:00 PM - latimes.com
Each had miscarried or given birth to a child with birth defects. Their pain gave them strength to fight for justice.

On a rainy afternoon in a cramped trailer, the five homemakers listened as state officials with clipboards asked personal questions: Did they or their husbands smoke, drink or take illicit drugs? Had they been exposed to pesticides or other toxic substances in the United States or Mexico? Do their families have histories of birth defects?

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