Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: Long Serving Volunteer’

Natalie of San Francisco, CA

Natalie of San Francisco, CA writes: I am a San Francisco resident, and Bay Area native.  I have phone banked for Protect My Care in San Francisco near to my place of work in downtown San Francisco.  I am a life-long SF Giants baseball fan. I am a three-time female cancer survivor of childbearing age…

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Kathryn of Signal Mountain, TN

Kathryn of Signal Mountain, TN writes: I am a resident of Signal Mountain, TN, and the mother of four children, two with special health care needs. My son has a neuromuscular metabolic disorder, and my youngest daughter has Down syndrome and was born with esophageal atresia and a form of leukemia. We are an average…

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Richard of Seymour, TN

Richard of Seymour, TN writes: I’m a mostly retired Family Nurse Practitioner and I practiced for 40 years in East Tennessee seeing thousands of uninsured  patients . My wife & I continue to live in Sevier County, our children grew up here and went to public schools here.   Over the years I provided care…

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Letter to Editor: Michele of Nashville, TN

Michele of Nashville, TN writes: As a mother of two young children, I’m disappointed by Senator Alexander’s actions this week. Tennesseans, and all Americans, deserve a real plan that protects high quality, affordable, health plan. This “repeal without a delay” will cause women to lose access to no co-pay birth control. Insurance providers could be…

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Joseph of Signal Mountain, TN

Joseph of Signal Mountain, TN writes: I was born in Chattanooga and have had the privilege to live in beautiful East Tennessee most of my life.  As one of four kids, my mom and dad worked hard to care for us and provide the best education they could afford, which, on a middle-class income, meant…

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Ashley of Chattanooga, TN

Ashley of Chattanooga, TN writes: I’ve lived in Chattanooga for 12 years. I work part-time in the service industry. I work at an internship and do regular volunteer work. I am also active in the local performing arts community. I grew up in a household where we didn’t see the doctor unless we needed stitches…

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Walter of Chattanooga, TN

Walter of Chattanooga, TN writes: I work in the dry cleaning business that has been in my family for over forty years. I also work in the music industry. I’m an avid motorcyclist, which is one of the reasons I got health insurance from the get-go–you never know what can happen. I never would have…

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Nina of Knoxville, TN

Nina of Knoxville, TN writes: I moved here in 1988 from Los Angeles, and have lived in West Knoxville since that time. Earlier in my career I worked at an ad agency and in television sales, but for the past 20 years have owned a media-buying company and work out of my home. I am also a breast…

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april of lookout mountain, TN

april of lookout mountain, TN writes: I am a 63 year old retired nurse. I retired to Lookout Mountain, TN, after 32 years in Alaska. In the past, I was a nurse volunteer for the Southeast Tennessee Red Cross working in local disaster response, with veterans, and service to the armed forces. After the July16,…

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