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But even though we would drive another twenty miles to the south and east, farther and farther from Gary and Hammond and East Chicago, we remained in a fog of stench just as bad as it was around our own place. And the physical symptoms persisted. Since our ability to read, to concentrate, and to get things done was often impaired while we stared bovinely at the walls, I decided to visit our doctor for general examinations. These indicated that I was in perfect On Being Polluted 25 health, but when the symptoms persisted, I then went back to the doctor for blood tests and an electrocardiogram, for eventually chest pains began to enter the picture.
Awakening to the “Environment” 21 chapter two On Being Polluted D espite almost daily articles about pollution in the newspapers, the nature of life in a polluted environment remains for most people rather vague. The New York Times, for example, has had a series of startling articles about air pollution in Japan, in Riverside, California, and in Los Angeles, but my impression is that people, even those living in polluted areas, are not quite sure what the effects of it all are supposed to be. It is true that in Los Angeles people complain about their burning eyes, and in New York and London some people complain about the stench of automobile exhaust, but that is about the extent of it.
Once again, sore throats were frequent and tenacious, requiring visits to the doctor for antibiotics (not available in my childhood), or else they would go on for weeks. For the ﬁrst time since childhood I spent days in bed with colds serious enough to force me to cancel my classes, and I was beginning to realize, twenty-ﬁve years after the event, that my poor health as a child in New York City had been a casualty of the environment. The garbage we had thrown for years into the incinerator of our apartment house had been reassimilated as particulates by my vulnerable respiratory system.