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  • Everybody should have health care. The impact of people not being treated is more costly to society than the expense of providing health care.

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  • Charles McClinon Hamilton

    My biggest hope is to get off all this medicine.

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  • It’s comforting to know, at least for now, I can get the medication I need to keep going and get back to work.

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  • Nazlah J. Cuyahoga

    The only way to advance is to keep going to school, but in the meantime I don’t have health care.

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  • Carl Engelhart Cuyahoga

    I was staying two weeks ahead of homelessness and couldn’t get a job.

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  • Joanna W. Cuyahoga

    Thank God they were able to diagnose my problem…I was able to get back to my activities and my life.

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