"Across the country, on any given day, while an unknowing homeowner is at work, licensed pesticide applicators drive their trucks into neighborhoods, spraying trees and bushes, unleashing gallons of toxic chemicals into the air. Those that know the trucks will be coming brace themselves and close their windows. Others, who didn't know they were coming, leave their windows open and their organic vegetables uncovered. At the end of the day, the only visible evidence of this trespass of toxic chemicals is the little yellow flag on their neighbors lawn. Most of us have seen these flags so many times we no longer pay attention.
Many people do not notice anything when they are exposed, but the toxins are there and they are stored. Chemically sensitive people are the canaries in the coal mine. Their bodies react immediately and they get sick. ..."
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