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"They don't know what exactly caused the blockages - it's a one-in-a-million chance that a valve would close up like that and two of them did - but they think the Agent Orange might have helped it along," he said.
An Army and Marine veteran, Hensarling served three tours in Korea, one-and-a-half tours in Germany and two tours in Vietnam. He was sent out of Germany early to go to Vietnam. Agent Orange was a chemical used to destroy jungles where enemy soldiers hid. It was later determined to cause cancer and other illnesses.