Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha: Hero of the Flint Water Crisis

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Thousands of children in Flint, Michigan were exposed to dangerous levels of lead in the city’s drinking waterbut the world didn’t pay attention until pediatrician and public health advocate Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha called a 2015 press conference to reveal her findings on the problem. Hear how she found the courage to stand up and fight for Flint's children, even in the midst of a fierce backlash.

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