-Richard and Brandi Tomich for encouraging this book and their help.
-Attorney Barbara Tomcal for her guidance through many frustrating disappointments.
-To all the mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, and grandparents that encouraged my studies.
-The Amish families in Cass City, and Bad Axe, Michigan
-To the medical doctors and nurses that encouraged me to continue.
-The Honorable Tom Meyer, Michigan House of Representatives
-L Riley - Mr. Ralph Nader's Office
-Jim Davis-Deputy District Director, U.S. Congressman Dale E. Kildee
-Jim Turner-Regional Representative, U.S. Senator Carl Levin
-The Honorable Paul Gieleghem, Michigan House of Representatives (former)
-Jim Sinnamon-Director, Michigan Department of Child Day Care Licensing
-Sharon Nelson, State of Washington Attorney General's Office
-Tom Watkins-Director, Michigan Department of Education
-E. Madigan, Michigan Department of Education
-Rachel Sotsky, Rob Culbertson, Margaret Merrill, Office of the U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, Senate Bill S. 948 CAMRA Act
-Professor Tom Armstrong, Department of Ergonomics, University of Michigan
-Clarence Ditlow-Director, Center for Auto Safety, Washington, DC
-The Honorable Jim Barcia, Michigan Senator
-Honorable Governor Dave Freudenthal, The Great State of Wyoming
-Cindy Witt, Center for Disease Control (CDC)
-Melissa Kaltenback, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow's Office
-Bay City Times, Detroit News, Huron Daily Tribune, Macomb Daily, Cass City Chronicle
-John Henshaw-Assistant Secretary, U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration
-Meijers Department Stores, Wal-Mart Corporation
-Dr. Kaushik Raval, Dr. Amar Sawar, Joan Lopez, Whitney Leverett, John Higgins, Clair and Noel Vargo, Joey and
Tiffany Cunningham, Jeff Gray, Michelle Gray, Gloria Gray, Wayne Tomich, Ann Marie Tomich, Kim, Jeremy and
Alyssa Verbeke, Mark Jeason.
-Douglas M. Patterson, Director, Bureau of Family, Maternal and Child Health, Office of Dr. Kimberlydawn
Wisdom, Michigan Surgeon General
-M. Parrot-Boyle, Michigan Department of OSHA
-Ray Flemming, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH
-Lieutenant J. Gross, Arkansas State Police Headquarters
-T. Kidd, National Arthritis Foundation
-R. Segers, South African Medical Journal, South African Medical Association
-L. M. Arnold - Consumer Affairs Specialist, Binney & Smith Inc. (Crayola Crayons)
Elaine Madigan-Executive Director, Michigan Bureau of School Finance and School Law, State Board of Education
"One of our staff will contact the Department of Community Health to determine whether that Department has reviewed the
Letter to Michigan State Representatives Tom Meyer-84th District, Paul Gieleghem-31st District, and Michigan State Senator Jim Barcia-31st District:
Senior Assistant Attorney General Sharon L. Nelson, May 20, 2004
State of Michigan, Department of Community Health, Janet Olszewski Director,
Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom-Michigan Surgeon General
"Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom has asked me to respond to your e-mail concerning computer use by young children. Unfortunately, due to
significant staffing reductions, the Michigan Department of Community Health does not currently have staff to which we can assign issues
as the one you raise."
Douglas Paterson-Director, 2004