Erin L. McCoy
Erin L. McCoy wrote this article for YES! Magazine, a national, nonprofit media organization that fuses powerful ideas and practical actions. Erin worked as a newspaper reporter and photographer in Kentucky for almost two years. She is now a Seattle-based freelance writer specializing in education, environment, cultural issues, and travel, informed by her time teaching English in Malaysia and other travels. Contact her at elmccoy [at] gmail [dot] com or on Twitter @ErinLMcCoy.
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Thursday, March 06, 2014
West Virginians Raise Alarm as Research Links Coal Mining to Cancer, Birth Defects
In the middle of a sentence, Gary Bone has to stop and gasp. "I lose my breath," he tells me through the phone.