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From PBS NewsHour: Healing Flint

Flint fights lead poisoning with farmers markets and cooking classes

After a public health crisis in Flint, Michigan, triggered by high levels of lead in the drinking water, a number of programs are working to encourage good nutrition for children in order to prevent recurring effects of the neurotoxin on growing bodies. John Yang reports.

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