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Sara’s story

Sara Kahn-Troster is concerned for the future of health care. “I am a 38-year-old cancer survivor. I am lucky enough to have excellent health coverage through my husband’s job, but I am all too aware of the many pieces of the Affordable Care Act that were designed to protect people… MORE

Baby Sam’s Story

Every doctor’s visit, and every test, told Alyce the same thing: her pregnancy was perfect, and her baby was healthy. Her son, Sam, “charmed everyone in the delivery room with his good looks” when he was born. But then things took a turn. Sam’s condition deteriorated in the first few… MORE

Tammy’s Story

When Tammy’s husband was injured and lost his employer health coverage a few years back, Tammy was left with a mountain of health concerns and more questions than answers. Her home-based small business, doing printing and embroidery, didn’t make enough to cover the high cost of insurance. “Let’s put it… MORE

Wayne’s Story

When blood clots put Wayne in the hospital in 2013, he had more to worry about than his health and well-being: since he didn’t have health insurance, all he could do was watch as the bills piled up. Having his hip replaced the next year didn’t help things any. Wayne… MORE

Liz’s Story

When I first talked with Liz Harmon, about a year ago, in February 2014, she was confused and completely overwhelmed in trying to figure out how to help navigate the health care system, including the ACA and the new Health Insurance Marketplace. She and her husband Britt live in Brooksville… MORE

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