Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: African American’

Darlene of Nashville, TN

Darlene of Nashville, TN writes: JMy name is Darlene Shelton,  I was born and raised  here in Davidson County, Nashville, Tn.  Living in the Donelson area,  for 7 years,  connecting with my community  in helping in anyway  I can. I am a proud mother  of 2 young adults, &  a grandmother of 2 beautiful  and…

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Darlene of Nashville, TN

Darlene of Nashville, TN writes: JMy name is Darlene Shelton,  I was born and raised  here in Davidson County, Nashville, Tn.  Living in the Donelson area,  for 7 years,  connecting with my community  in helping in anyway  I can. I am a proud mother  of 2 young adults, &  a grandmother of 2 beautiful  and…

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Darlene of Nashville, TN

Darlene of Nashville, TN writes: JMy name is Darlene Shelton,  I was born and raised  here in Davidson County, Nashville, Tn.  Living in the Donelson area,  for 7 years,  connecting with my community  in helping in anyway  I can. I am a proud mother  of 2 young adults, &  a grandmother of 2 beautiful  and…

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Danielle of Collierville, TN

Danielle of Collierville, TN writes: I moved to Memphis 8 years ago for a job on the medical staff of Baptist Memorial Health Care.  I am now a mother of two girls residing in Collierville and serve our paralyzed veterans at the Memphis VA Medical Center.  As a Christian, I believe we all deserve access…

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Letter to Editor: Raven of Nashville, TN

Raven of Nashville, TN writes: The Affordable Care Act has helped change my life in several ways. One I will focus on (due to the word limit) is my intra-uterine device (iud). These are primarily known as a form of birth control but what many fail to realize is that for me and many other…

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Cora of Chattanooga, TN

Cora of Chattanooga, TN writes: My Christian faith moves me to love and care about people. I was diagnosed with cancer a few years before the ACA became law.  I have two adult children, 5 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.  I routinely volunteer to make my neighborhood better.  After working over 40 years I was…

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Amber of Memphis, TN

Amber of Memphis, TN writes: I am a native of East Memphis  and grew up in a single parent home with my twin sister. I graduated from UT Martin last year with a degree in political science and will be starting law school next August. Being able to stay on my mother’s insurance until I’m…

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Renee of Memphis, TN

Renee of Memphis, TN writes: I am a long time community member in Memphis, am married and have raised a family here. On May 28, 2003, I was terminated from my job of 9 years. I was the person who carried the insurance for my family and therefore, my family lost their insurance that day…

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