Does this mean I am going to die……. 

Tracy is waiting for the results of her disability hearing. At this writing she still has no insurance.

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One of the my most life defining moments came 2 or 3 years ago.

I was in Nashville at the state legislature and the hearings on Insure Tennessee (the governor’s plan to expand Medicaid) we’re going on. I had met a lady there named Tracy Foster who had come to Nashville hoping someone would listen to her. Tracy had cancer of the wrong spot. In Tennessee if you are a female and have breast or cervical cancer you qualify for insurance. Tracy had bladder cancer and no access to help. I remember the night after I first met her wondering how in the hell you can have the wrong kind of cancer…. She was in agony and had no where to go.

I walked into the committee meeting feeling like we had a real chance. The entire meeting lasted about 7 minutes. They never asked any questions, listened to any…

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