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Podcast: A Father Talks About His Quest for Justice at Camp Lejeune

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April 5, 2012 | By: Andre Francisco

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For 30 years, Marines and their families at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina used water contaminated with known carcinogens to cook, clean, and bathe. Jerry Ensminger was a drill instructor at Camp Lejeune and his daughter Janey was exposed to the contaminated water during her first trimester. Janey died of leukemia when she was nine years old.

Since finding out that the water at Camp Lejenue may have been connected with his daughter's death, Jerry has been on a quest to learn the truth about Camp Lejeune and to get justice for the contamination victims--as many as one million Marines and their family members, according to some estimates.

Running time: 28:37

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