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Some things may indeed be worth risking your life for, but few are worth leaving yourself facing decades of debilitating lung disorder. I've seen the documentaries about coal miners and "The dust" and it ain't pretty. I speak as someone who was given a legal admission of liability for asbestos contamination by a previous employer and it's not fun always wondering if any shortness of breath you suffer is a beginning of something. You are not unbreakable.

Definitely wear a face mask at least to filter out the particulate pollution, although I have a vague memory that the govt discourage them for bringing them into disrepute.

But nothing, really nothing is worth the risk you're taking with your long term health.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sat Jul 31st, 2010 at 08:17:34 AM EST
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