Sandra Steingraber: Her Body, Their Chemicals

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by Joe Hart, Utne Reader
November-December 2010
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A scientist, poet, and cancer survivor, Steingraber makes a passionate and lyrical case for eliminating carcinogens, which are ubiquitous in our environment. A movie based on her book Living Downstream was released in spring 2010.

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We’ve reported on Steingraber’s “Organic Manifesto,” which is available as a full PDF on her website. You can also read her columns for Orion magazine, one of which we reprinted as “Baring All Expense” in our July-August 2009 issue. You can catch the trailer for Living Downstream below: 

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