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Kyla Smith

Kyla is gathering 10 signatures to

Ban Toxic Plastic Chemical Bpa From Food & Drink Containers

The day that changed my life forever!! :'( ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ My downward spiral started on June 6, 2001. My daughter was at preschool as usually when I got a call from the school saying Cheanelle had a fever and small little dots on her legs. So I called her pediatrician and went and picked the baby up and brought her to the doctor's right away. They took some blood and proceeded to check her out. a short while later the doctor Informed me that she was referring me over to a Leukemia specialist. As you can Imagine I was in total disbelief. So I proceeded over to the specialist with my thoughts scattered everywhere. At Albany Medical Center on the Oncology floor we received the worst news that Indeed Cheanelle had Leukemia and she had the more severe kind of it (AML). Cheanelle was admitted into the hospital the very same day so she could start her chemo right away.In the beginning everything seemed promising and I really had faith. As time went by and different chemos were tried nothing seemed to be working. So know the people who have been telling me to keep the faith, there now looking at me and telling me there's not much more they can do WHAT DO YOU MEAN??? I couldn't give up on my baby girl she meant everything to me. I can't even had Imagined living one day without her. It hurt to bad to even think about it. Unfortunately I don't have to Imagine the deep burning pain of It because I'm actually living It. After her short 6 month battle with leukemia Cheanelle took her last breath In my arms on 11/29/01. I can still remember that horrible sound she made while gasping for air and the feeling of not being able to not help my poor baby girl. Holding her poor life less body still haunts my mind even almost 12 years later. Thank you for letting me share My Cheanelle & Her fight ♥ We still don't know how Cheanelle got leukemia, make's you wonder even more :(

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Janice St.Clair

Janice is gathering 10 signatures to

Ban Toxic Plastic Chemical Bpa From Food & Drink Containers

My breast cancer, diagnosed in 2010, was designated "environmental". That means that the environment which I love so much had attacked me, not through any natural mechanism, but by way of the toxic waste of man-made substances being released into our air, water and earth. Stop the release of BPA into the our life support system, our blessed natural environment.

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Andrew D Harris III

Andrew is gathering 10 signatures to

Ban Toxic Plastic Chemical Bpa From Food & Drink Containers

I am a living testament of how BPA can drastically kill your health as a whole. I have worked in the commercial transportation industry for over two decades and your diet is a major factor while on the road for extended periods of time. You are in solitude, in a tight truck cab and in a constant fight not to want to eat. Although I lost a lot of weight while going back to my once healthy/athletic eating patterns, I was still feeling sick on a daily basis. One of my major problems was storing my foods (good/healthy) and my water in cheap plastic containers. On top of that I was using the dreaded "aspartame" (splenda, equal etc.), which added to my delima of totally destroying my gut flora, but that's another "CAUSE" to discuss later! Everyone should be aware of these culprits and revert back to how our ancestors stored, preserved and canned their foods, in glass. They also grew a majority of what they ate. Have you ever thought about how there was not as much sickness or reports of it back in the day? It's big business for our government, the food, pharmaceautical and the medical industry as a whole to keep "US" sick. This is all a simple ploy to keep the billions coming their way as they scratch each others back. Just think about it for a second, is it really the United States of America or the United States of Artificial!!!!!!!!!

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