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When The Potomac River Was a Community Health Hazard #FlashbackFriday

Growing up in Alexandria, Virginia, the Potomac River was a green nasty mess. Now it is MUCH improved. Via The National Archives, see this sign from 1973 recommending you seek immediate medical attention after prolonged exposure.

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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