When once I held lives in my hands, I now had trouble holding a glass without fear of dropping it. Soon after, at the suggestion of a friend, I began to paint. My art became a meditation, and my studio a sanctuary.
Paraquat, rotenone, maneb and other organophosphates have been linked to Parkinson's disease in several studies, as well as many solvents used in the sprays. This, researchers suspect, is the reason for the high number of people living down-wind of golf courses developing Parkinson's.