• February 24, 2017

Veterans blame planes used to spray Agent Orange for illnesses

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  • Bubba posted at 10:16 am on Mon, Aug 5, 2013.

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    Exposure is exposure. No matter how slight, it is presumed that exposure to Agent Orange in any form may lead to those afflictions listed in the law.

  • Eliza posted at 9:14 am on Mon, Aug 5, 2013.

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    @ But the VA rejected compensation claims filed by Carter and other veterans who served on the aircraft after the war, saying their exposure to Agent Orange was too limited to connect to the diseases.


    I would have to disagree,
    And would think ,its how an individual's body would happen to react to the chemical it came into contact with. No matter how much of it is ingested.
    Its just like 1 bullet can kill a human being, where it might take 6 to kill another.

    It takes years for some, to show the effect of Agent Orange, And it may take years once ingested through the millions of pores on the body , & other openings the body has to ingest substances they come in contact with, for it to start showing an effect.

    But once the Agent Orange chemical has a hold inside the body in any fashion, it might take years but it does win in the end.
    And the lingering death it causes can be very uncomfortable.