On being told you are going to die

A couple of days ago the Knoxville City Council voted in favor of a resolution supporting Insure Tennessee. On this Thanksgiving day remember those our legislature has forgotten. Next Thanksgiving let us celebrate the reality of Insure Tennessee.

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The picture above is of my friend Tracy. She had just been told by the Tennessee state legislature that as far as they were concerned she could die.

She had come with about 900 other people to Nashville to talk, to walk, to sing, to pray and to ask the legislature to approve Insure Tennessee. She had come to the legislators before they made their mind up about Insure Tennessee to tell them about how women in Tennessee could have a cancer of the wrong spot and she did and how bad she needed them to Insure Tennessee. She found out they had already made up their minds. And as far as they were concerned she could die.

One of the hospitals the legislators said was in it just for the money heard about Tracy and offered her care. And now she is fighting for her life… But she has…

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