Letter: Poison in air affects future generations

Published January 15, 2014 1:01 am
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Poison does affect future generations, according to an article in the December 2013 Smithsonian magazine. Michael Skinner discovered that when a rat was poisoned it reprogrammed the fetal cells. The poison followed to the fourth generation.

We're not rats, but this scientist is telling us what poisoning ourselves can do to our future grandchildren. It is impossible for them to defend themselves.

Our corporations and churches must do all in their power to clean up the particles in our air that are poisoning us, because it may already be too late.

Ronald E. Anderson

Salt Lake City

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