Lights On My Path: 9 Hacks That Got My Life Back

 
I currently live in north Idaho, all the way up near Canada, in a city called Coeur d’Alene (“Cord-A-Lane”). It's highly esteemed by residents and enthusiastic visitors for its pristine, breathtaking, and seemingly unspoiled forests and lakes, and for that reason is growing by leaps and bounds.
 
What most people don’t know is that, hidden beneath the gorgeous facade of this pure mountain lake is actually a toxic dump. Due to irresponsible mining up river in the Silver Valley over the past century, the lake conceals an enormous volume of toxic waste including arsenic and heavy metals. So great is the toxicity, that is has been known to be lethal to many birds in the local marshlands, as well as lake fish. Recreational enthusiasts have been warned to shower immediately after swimming near the outlet shallows lest they encounter serious health risks. Sadly, this has greatly impacted the local Native American population who used to subsist primarily on lake...
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