"Flint's kids were getting sick; We had to find out why"

March 15, 2016 - Glamour

Three miles away pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D., 39, was seeing rashes in her patients too. Then she heard reports that the city's tap water might be contaminated—a General Motors plant had stopped using it, fearing it would corrode their car parts—and those allegations nagged at her. "But the government reassured us it was safe," she says. Authorities sent repeated notices telling residents not to worry; even the mayor said his family was drinking tap water.