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Strong winds and heavy snows have kinked and twisted stone birches so dramatically that they have acquired the nickname 'drunken forest.' One tree even grows with its stunted trunk on the ground and its branches thrust skyward like arms in a…

Strong winds and heavy snows have kinked and twisted stone birches so dramatically that they have acquired the nickname 'drunken forest.' One tree even grows with its stunted trunk on the ground and its branches thrust skyward like arms in a…

Agent Orange, the herbicide used to defoliate jungles in the Vietnam War by U.S. forces, continues to claim human victims in Vietnam two decades after its use. Young children have been born with stunted limbs, non-operating digestive systems or…

CANCER ALLEY - Kathy Landry jumps on a trampoline in the front yard of her home in Sulphur, Louisiana. The Westlake plant has been releasing toxic gas for years.

Guiermo Ford pleads for his life with Panama Defense Force soldier during beating by members of Dignity Brigade.

CANCER ALLEY - Holy Rosary Cemetery in Morrisonville, LA with Taft Chemical in the background.

This young man needs help in everything -- his mother has just given him one of the day's meals.

Anti-government demonstrators cower in fear while being shot at by Panama Defense Force soldiers.

Veteran Nguyen Hun Thanh was exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.

CANCER ALLEY - Mable Kent, 86 years old, stands in front of her living room window and looks out on the Norco Plant. The plant is so noisy and smelly that sometimes she can hardly stay in her house. She also blames the plant for her many health…