A woman poses for a photo holding her son

Kaitlyn Joshua with her daughter, Lauryn, age 5, outside their home in Geismar, Ascension Parish, in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley. Joshua, a chronic asthma sufferer since childhood, said her physician told her, “Kaitlyn, it’s where you live. It’s the air quality. You’re going to have to move out of there.” October 20, 2023.

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