Monday, June 23, 2014

Veteran wants his cancer linked to Agent Orange
Dan Barrett was through with the Vietnam War almost as soon as he managed his way past a taunting, spitting anti-war protester at the airport.
The war, however, wasn't done with him.
The retired Evansville businessman has spent the better part of four decades trying to forget the horrors of combat, only to find himself fighting new battles with cancer and bureaucracy.
Barrett has received chemotherapy every four weeks since being diagnosed with esophageal cancer in September 2009 — a cancer he believes originated with his almost daily exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam.

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