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It’s been two years since Biden signed the burn pits bill into law. But sick veterans say the fight isn’t over

A major milestone has now been reached with one million claims approved by the VA, giving veterans access to healthcare after burn pits exposure made them sick. Veterans and advocates tell Gustaf Kilander about the years of ‘gaslighting’ before they got to this point– and what needs to happen next

<p>Comedian and activist Jon Stewart hugs Rosie Torres, wife of veteran Le Roy Torres who suffers from illnesses related to his exposure to burn pits in Iraq, after the Senate passed the PACT Act at the US Capitol August 2, 2022</p>

Boeing whistleblower fears for safety after colleagues’ sudden deaths: ‘I’m always looking to make sure nobody’s following me’

EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’m not saying that I’m scared, but at the same time, I can’t put a blind eye to the reality of what could be,’ says whistleblower Santiago Paredes

<p>Santiago Paredes, on the left, shortly before the memorial for his friend and fellow Spirit AeroSystems whistleblower Joshua Dean </p>





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