Erin Brockovich on the Case Again

Environmentalist looks into what may be causing mysterious New York illness.
2:36 | 01/28/12

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Medical mystery an upstate New York two more girls are now reporting symptoms of an illness that -- stricken more than a dozen students. They develop uncontrollable tics like somebody would would threats. And this morning they have a new ally famed environmentalist Aaron Brockovich who thinks -- -- know what's behind at all. Perhaps more from ABC's -- Davis. Eats a medical mystery that seems to be spreading. Out. Fourteen girls and one boy all from -- same upstate New York high school. Suddenly exhibiting odd ticks verbal outbursts and fainting spells. I've never heard of anything. Like us. Now unknown -- Erin Brockovich and -- famously portrayed by Julia Roberts is getting involved. Anything less than that is a waste of our time. I have had outcry. Emails from people from the community -- -- Parker was the sixth teenager in this world town to come down with a strange symptoms throughout our interview her right arm continually -- the air. I can't stand for more than about two minutes. Sign in a wheelchair. And my vocal. And take everything angry think it's really bad night what most frustrates you. That I don't have any answers. -- I've been doing tasks and tasks tasks I personally have never -- like this before doctor Jennifer make big has treated most of them. She believes this is a form of mass Psycho genetic illness -- -- but real disorder. But Brockovich has another theory. In 1971. Ton of cyanide and other toxic chemicals were spilled from a train just three miles from the future high school. There are other people coming out reporting that. They lived close to -- spill site. That their family is experiencing health problems and. Lydia doesn't believe the cause was environmental. Or psychological. But to people who think she's faking she points out the -- bruises on her face. This mind. Is from feigning and I -- my -- my. Back post and this one. I am an -- myself in the face of my phone and asked for Brockovich her team will be a New York this week to investigate the possible threats for themselves. When you're involved in children's health and a situation where there is say. Ground water contamination that -- agencies did not respond to for twenty years we really need to come together to try and find some answers for Good Morning America Lindsey Davis ABC news. Lee -- New York.

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