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West Virginia's colony for 'Wi-Fi refugees'

You may find cell phones annoying, but for some people, they're downright sickening. These people suffer from an unusual — and disputed — condition known as electromagnetic hypersensitivity, or EHS. And in our wireless age, their lives can be hell. But many EHS victims have found a place that's almost heaven: West Virginia. In an area of the state where wireless technology and radio signals are forbidden, these "Wi-Fi refugees" have found shelter.
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