Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: Women’

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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Amelia of Lebanon, TN

Amelia of Lebanon, TN writes: My name is Amelia Hipps, and I am a 57-year-old woman with Type 2 Diabetes. I live in Lebanon, Tennessee, with my husband and three rescue dogs. I moved to Tennessee 11 years ago this month. Currently, I work as a public relations consultant, writer, and editor after spending almost…

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Letter to Editor: Health Care by Angela of Memphis, TN

Angela of Memphis, TN writes: The Supreme court, transition a law to uphold the Affordable Care Act providing hard-working, middle-class, families with the care that they need. This proposal would help, several young adults, to continue coverage on their parent’s health insurance until the age of 26(USA.gov 2012). Now according, to accurate statistics, of 3.1…

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Letter to Editor: Clean Cars and Air by Sara of Murfreesboro, TN

Sara of Murfreesboro, TN writes: My name is Sara Moorehead and I am a recent graduate from Middle Tennessee State University. Less than a year ago, agencies worked together to complete a thorough evaluation, which consisted of thousands of man-hours of research and analysis, evidence gathering for more than a year, an extensive comment period…

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Letter to Editor: Angela Hardy of Knoxville, TN

Angela Hardy of Knoxville, TN writes: It is apparent the Senators have their own agenda and are not representing the majority concerns. Maybe it is time to repeal and replace those who ignore the cries of the poor,those on the margins of life,those who are working two and three jobs to make ends meet. Let's…

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Letter to Editor: Patricia of Nashville, TN

Patricia of Nashville, TN writes: My sister-in-law was an artist. Before the ACA, her family paid a couple thousand dollars a month for a healthcare policy they thought was good. When my sister-in-law got sick there were delays in treatment because everything had to be negotiated or appealed with the health insurance company. When surgery…

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Letter to Editor: Jenny of Nashville, TN

Jenny of Nashville, TN writes: I am disappointed in Senator Alexander's actions this week concerning the Senate health care bill. He is failing to stand up for the needs of Tennesseans – 526,000 of who stand to lose their health care with any vote to repeal the ACA. 1 in 10 of Americans in general.…

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Letter to Editor: Courtney of Nashville, TN

Courtney of Nashville, TN writes: My husband recently lost his job as a part of a large layoff from a healthcare company in Nashville. Our 8-year-old son has a life-threatening genetic metabolic condition. At first glance these two topics seem unrelated. However, my family relies on my husband's job for our family's insurance. My son's…

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