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Crusader against asbestos loses her life to asbestos-related disease

Raven ThunderSky is the seventh person in the family to die from asbestos-related diseases

A file photo of Raven ThunderSky, with a photo of her oldest sister Rita Swain (standing) and mother Norah Bruce (sitting) along with an unnamed baby relative. Rita died of mesothelomia, a cancer that only those exposed to Asbestos contract. Her mother also died of the same type of cancer in May of 2005.

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A file photo of Raven ThunderSky, with a photo of her oldest sister Rita Swain (standing) and mother Norah Bruce (sitting) along with an unnamed baby relative. Rita died of mesothelomia, a cancer that only those exposed to Asbestos contract. Her mother also died of the same type of cancer in May of 2005.

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