Democracy Now, Mar. 19, 2014:
At 39:00 in
- Navy Lt. Steve Simmons, USS Ronald Reagan: Now the muscle weakness affects my legs, my arms, my hands — and now everything is still progressing. […]
- Host: You’re sitting in a wheelchair right now?
- Simmons: I am.
At 44:30 in
- Charles Bonner, attorney: This is a declaration from the wife of the sailor, who writes in here declaration to the court, “My husband was exposed to radiation particles while assigned to the 7th fleet on the USS Ronald Reagan assisting in Operation Tomadachi beginning in March of 2011. As a result of this exposure, our son who was born November 14th 2012, at 8 months was diagnosed with brain and spine cancer.”
Published: March 19th, 2014 at 12:28 pm ET