`I'm Frightened For My Life'

Karen Reid vividly recalls when she heard something pop in one of her surgically enhanced breasts nine years ago. Within weeks, Reid, then a 28-year-old Army financial specialist based in Virginia, felt pains in her shoulder. Then came immunological problems and nodules popping up on her arms and legs. She's sure the source of her problems is silicone that spewed from the ruptured breast implant. "I wish I had kept wearing a padded bra," she says. "I'm frightened for my life."

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