“Every now and then, usually when he is treating the dog for ticks or using a garden product, Singer will smell something that triggers an Agent Orange flashback.
“I think a lot of people understand that the chemicals in our foods and what’s become of water and air is killing us all,” he said.”
The story of the roughly 2.8 million Americans in Vietnam who were exposed to Agent Orange is covered in heartbreaking detail in this Harrisburg Patriot-News feature.
If you know any Vietnam Veteran show them this web site, particularly if they have health issues. They may not know, even now, that their health problems may be due to exposure and that they may be entitled to VA help. This also applies to Brown and Blue Navy personnel – but Blue Navy must be able to provide proof of their proximity to shore.
Bookmark this web site: http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/agentorange/conditions/
And if you need help getting into the VA system, check out the Order of the Purple Heart organization. http://www.purpleheart.org/ServiceProgram/
The new film is part of the AT&T’s It Can Wait® campaign to help drive awareness of the dangers of texting while driving, encourage people to pledge not to text and drive, and enable those who have made a personal commitment to influence others.
Every story in the film is punctuated by a narrator pointing out that the shattering losses could have been avoided by simply never picking up the phone.
“I have learned that to be a valuable member of society you have to give back more than you take,” says one driver whose texting resulted in two deaths. “I will never be able to give back more than the lives I took by texting and driving.”
Originally posted on Village of Bear Lake, Manistee County, MI 49614:
The Bear Lake Village Council meeting originally set for tonight, Wednesday
February 18 at 7.30 pm is canceled due to hazardous weather. It has been
rescheduled for 7.30 p.m. February 26th, 2015 at the Village Hall located
at 12376 Virginia Street in Bear Lake, Michigan.
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