TIME

Mona Hanna-Attisha

The pediatrician who revealed that Flint had lead in its water has a new book about what went wrong and how to fix it

What led you to suspect that there was lead in the water of Flint, Mich.? I was clued in by a high school girlfriend—a drinking-water expert—over a glass of wine at a barbecue at my house. She told me that the water [which was being piped from the local river to save money] wasn’t being treated properly.

And once you

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