Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: Women’

Letter to Editor: Denise of Nashville, TN

Denise of Nashville, TN writes: To the editor: I am writing today to petition Senators Alexander and Corker to oppose any repeal without replacement of the ACA. This would be reckless and insensitive. Suicide is now the number one killer among pre-teens and teens. What will happen with mental health? How will we help these…

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Abby of Knoxville, TN

Abby of Knoxville, TN writes: My name is Abby Wintker Burris. I am originally from Nashville, but now I live in Knoxville. I am 40 years old and worked in the non-profit sector for 10 years. Currently, I am a graduate student at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. I am working towards a masters…

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Therese of Chattanooga, TN

Therese of Chattanooga, TN writes: originally from atl. she’s been in chattanooga since june 2014, before that she was in fairfax, va. She was teaching, and now she’s retired. she is doing a lot of volunteer work – supporting local candidates running for office, grassroots campaigning. involved with school board activities as a former teacher.…

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Debra and Kevin of Snowflake, AZ

Debra and Kevin of Snowflake, AZ writes: My husband and I retired to Az after working overseas for many years where we had socialized medicine.  We have been in Snowflake Az for almost 5 years and since we had no social security or other pensions we started buying rental properties for income so we are…

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Letter to Editor: Becky of Nashville, TN

Becky of Nashville, TN writes: Dear Editor, I have been grateful for the Affordable Care Act and how it has allowed my family to get the healthcare coverage they need. My son-in-law, a hard working young man, has been able to get insurance via the ACA, when his several part time jobs were not offering…

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Letter to Editor: Caroline of Nashville, TN

Caroline of Nashville, TN writes: I am writing because we must preserve the ACA so that ALL Americans can have access to health care. I believe our country is far too rich not to offer this as a right to its citizens. I have two children: one on the Autism spectrum and one who is…

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Letter to Editor: Angela of Franklin, TN

Angela of Franklin, TN writes: The ACA or some people call it Obama Care, saved my life. At 58 years old, I was diagnosed with Leukemia. I needed a Bone Marrow transplant. I was employed for 15 years at the Vanderbilt School of Nursing. When my sick days were gone, I was terminated & offered medical insurance thru…

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Letter to Editor: Leah of Franklin, TN

Leah of Franklin, TN writes: My name is Leah Bennion.   As a start-up attorney, I represent many individuals who are fulfilling the American Dream by starting their own businesses.  I am a technology lawyer, and many of the individuals I represent are frontiering technology to revolutionize their respective industries. Without the ability to insure his/her…

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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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Letter to Editor: April of Lookout Mountain, TN

April of Lookout Mountain, TN writes: My name is April Cook and I am a retired nurse. I live in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. I volunteer as a nurse with the Red Cross. About 20 years ago, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Now, I need routine follow-ups and take several medications to stay alive. I…

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