Pediatrician Who Exposed Flint Water Crisis Shares Her ‘Story Of Resistance’

In 2014, Flint, Mich., changed its water source from the Great Lakes to the nearby Flint River. Tests later revealed elevated levels of lead in the water coming from the river.

After warning of elevated lead levels in her patients in Flint, Mich., Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha faced a backlash: “The state said that I was an unfortunate researcher, that I was causing near-hysteria.”

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