An early researcher Rachel Carson made the connection between the chemical DDT and the onset of cancer, most specifically breast cancer. She found that young girls who had been exposed to DDT before puberty had a higher rate of this cancer. Donna Wallace-Cohen and her family grew up in Illinois farm country where DDT was sprayed plentifully on crops and gardens.Two of her four cousins plus herself have had breast cancer. The thought of who gets cancer and who doesn’t sometimes seems like a game of chance, a dart game.
Wood, plastic, paper, wire, rubber, feathers, plant materials
2014 | 30 x 30 x 3