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Assia Cerciello (cq) at her home in Marigliano, Italy near Naples, Italy, June 24, 2010. Cerciello, suffers from a variety of illnesses including, diabetes, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, hypertension, uterus cancer and diabetic neuropathy affecting her nervous system. Her health issues started when toxic waste build up began in the historical irrigation canal, Vasca San Sossio, which run by her neighborhood. A majority of the families in her neighborhood have similar health issues...PHOTOS/ MATT NAGER