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It was the Rubber Capital of the World. The health consequences linger.

Forced to breathe at times through oxygen tubes, the Rev. Kevin Goode nonetheless counts his blessings. Although his lungs are scarred from asbestos exposure and he has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, he’s in better condition than other former employees of rubber factories in Akron, Ohio.  This story also appeared in Belt Magazine Goode, retired pastor […]