TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – As a child, Renne Jo Villademoros played on an island she recalls “was like paradise.” But now, the daughter of a veteran is part of a toxic fight.

The Tampa resident joins thousands of others with military service connections to Guam who are pushing stalled legislation that could streamline the benefit process for veterans and family members dealing with the deadly impact of Agent Orange.

As the dioxin-laden herbicide was sprayed to kill brush near and on Naval Base Guam and Anderson Air Force Base, Villademoros was attending grade school while her father served in the Air Force.

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