Environments kill people is the idea, right? Parabens are preservatives in sunscreen, and “endocrine disruptors” (meaning they mimic excess estrogen, and therefore cause obesity, precocious puberty, etc.) I studied sunscreens for a middle school science fair project by forcing my immediate family to sit on our deck with allergy-type patches representing different sunscreen capabilities and comparing the depth of burn. And I studied parabens much later on with an environmental epidemiologist. So this bit is literally about the Irish getting burned for trying to gentrify.
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