"it was like taking a big gulp of Agent Orange"

         

Agent Orange
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    Agent Orange is the name given to a poisonous chemical that was used by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to defoliage dense jungle areas in order to deny enemy cover . The chemical was later found to be extremely harmful to humans causing many health concerns including lung cancer and birth defects.

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