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Agent Orange’s haunting legacy

May 17, 2013

ALPENA — In 1969, Bill Walton was eating lunch as Agent Orange was defoliating the jungle around him....

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normanlake

May-18-13 11:46 AM

This story hits home for me. I have had three close friends who experienced negative health problems from exposure to Agent Orange. All three are DEAD now. The worse part of it is the gauntlet they had to endure in proving to the U.S. that they were exposed, the process taking YEARS to resolve, thanks to an uncaring Government. My friend Arthur had to 'prove' he had 21 different symptoms to qualify for disabilty for his service to America for his exposure. A national disgrace.

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mrlindros

May-20-13 9:12 AM

I am the child of a Vietnam Vet. My father served in "68 & 69" as a Marine. My Father passed away in 2008 of cancer related to Agent Orange. My mom, when I was very young, went on a television talk show some of you may remember called Kelley & Company to talk about the effects the chemical that these soldiers were exposed to and how it effected their offspring, I happen to be one of those children. I have an extreme allergy to the sun, I have rashes, that only happen in the spring and summer and I have been through a litany of health issues. The government has not recognized this at all, I have had to deal with all of these health issues on my dime, for something I was born with and didn't ask for. I also have an immense amount of information in regards to this chemical and a ton of government documents related to this exposure of our beloved veterans, anyone can contact me directly if they would like to at least view it for help in their cause.

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jjjddd

May-29-13 12:09 AM

The Veterans Administration's Motto is: DENY - DENY - DENY UNTIL THEY DIE! ALL CLAIMS FROM VETERAN'S OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED SERVICES! LIE, LIE, LIE UNTIL THEY ALL DIE! THEN WE HAVE NO MORE PROBLEMS! THE VETERAN'S LIE, MALINGER,FAKE WOUNDS & MENTAL STATUS, HEARING, DISABILITIES, BEING DISABLED OR HANDICAPPED! BALDERDASH! --- "A SICK, DISABLED U.S. VETERAN"!!!

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jjjddd

May-29-13 12:10 AM

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