Title

"City" piece on lead poisoning among apartment dwellers in Portland. Ibrahim Sh

Authors

Sarah Goodyear

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

8-22-1996

Pages

4-5

Abstract

"City" piece on lead poisoning among apartment dwellers in Portland. Ibrahim Shire Hirsi, a Somali refugee, his wife Asha Ahmed Omer, and their nine children, have been living in a three-bedroom apartment on Cumberland Avenue since March 1, 1996. The two youngest girls are suffering from lead poisoning, and the state has posted the apartment building for lead hazards. Details.

Subjects

Hazardous substances, Lead

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