CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Ron Poirier couldn’t escape the feeling that his cancer was somehow a punishment.
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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — As she flipped through the cemetery register, Mary Blakely’s eyes filled with tears. On line after line, the entry read simply “Baby Boy” or “Baby Girl,” followed by a surname and a burial date.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Purple wildflowers sprout in abundance around the bright-yellow pipe, one of several jutting from the sandy soil in this unassuming patch of grass and mud. A dirty hose runs from the pipe to an idling truck and into a large tank labeled, “NON-POTABLE WATER.”
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A simple test could have alerted officials that the drinking water at Camp Lejeune was contaminated, long before authorities determined that as many as a million Marines and their families were exposed to a witch’s brew of cancer-causing chemicals.