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Farmers use pesticides to protect their crops from bugs. But these chemicals can also harm humans. People in some rural parts of Brazil know this too well. They are getting sick from exposure to pesticides. Residents come into contact with poisons when chemicals are sprayed in the wrong areas. The chemicals can also float in the air to places people live. Those getting sick from exposure to pesticides report headaches, stomachaches, and nausea.

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