Stories

Cooper’s Story – why we need the Lead Paint Right to Know Act

When lead paint is disturbed, it can disrupt a child’s entire life. Here directly from Cooper, who was poisoned as an infant and is still living with the consequences. If properties in his parents’ building had to be tested, they could have taken actions to prevent the problems he’s faced. Watch his video below:

“I’ve had to live with multiple side effects from my lead exposure as a babe. Shortly after my lead levels shot up I lost the ability to speak. I have processing issues, short term memory loss, anemia, and asthma. The Gerd and pain in my stomach was so bad that I barely ate and became [labeled as] failure to thrive”

 

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