"It is really emotional," she said. "You've been told you have cancer and you're going to have surgery. You're terrified."
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Native American members of Anderson's group will argue that members of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska have an interest because the pipeline could cross an historic route known as the Ponca Trail of Tears, Anderson said.
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