YCQM: May 23, 2021
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - In this “You Can Quote Me,” a special WCAX News investigation into war zone burn pits. Exclusive details about a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the federal government. We speak to purple heart recipient Wes Black about his fight against his illness and the U.S. government. We also speak with Elba Barr, she did 13 combat missions during her military career and is now battling cancer. An interview with New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand about the new legislation requiring a veteran prove only they were deployed in an area where burn pits were used to get assistance.
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