Here are three parts of a disturbing story from News Channel 7 (Spartanburg, North Carolina).

Shadow of Sickness: Community Wants Answers On Cancer Rate:

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A sad pattern continues down Bennett Dairy Road. In a door-to-door survey of homes in this small area, WSPA documented 25 cases of cancer, 14 of them fatal, dating back to ’75. More . . .

Shadow of sickness: Part 2: Former employee accuses Hoechst Fibers of releasing toxic waste:

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Karen Murph’s spirited fight has inspired those around her, including a man named Ken Easler. He lives not far from her and goes to church with her. And he believes he knows why she and many of her neighbors have gotten sick. More . . .

Spartanburg WSPA TV: Shadow of sickness Part 3.

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Ken Easler, who retired from Hoecsht in 1986, says he had a close friend in upper management who let him in on plant secrets. He says he has decided to share those secrets now because a friend, Karen Murph, is dying of cancer – cancer Easler believes was caused by harmful chemicals Hoechst put in the environment. More . . .

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