Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Gayla Benefield: Libby Victim and Fighter

"When my mother died," she recalls, "my granddaughter was old enough to take note. After all, everyone in this town knows the danger. She said, 'Grandma, am I going to die of that, too?' I couldn't honestly say no."
The Laborers web page has a nice profile of Gayla Benefield, Former LIUNA Dispatcher, who fought for years to get someone to pay attention to what W.R. Grace was doing to the people of Libby, Montana