Bloomberg Law
March 11, 2020, 10:00 AM

Military Blamed for Cancers, Illnesses Over Forever Chemical Use

Roxana Tiron
Roxana Tiron

Jim Holmes was flying recovery missions in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in 2018 when he received a call from the family doctor who told him that his teenage daughter had a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer—not just blurred vision because she needed new glasses.

A year later, his daughter Kaela died three days after turning 17 of the brain cancer called DIPG, which forms inside the brain stem and affects 150 to 300 children every year in the U.S. Soon after, Holmes discovered her cancer could have had a connection to contaminated water at Patrick Air Force ...

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