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Show some gratitude for Obamacare: A wonderful thing is happening in America
Show some gratitude for Obamacare: A wonderful thing is happening in America

In four months, I will observe a strange anniversary: 20 years since the day I almost died.  I was 11 years old and being treated for a severe case of Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune digestive disorder. I could barely hold down food and was checking in and out of Johns Hopkins Hospital for stays of two to six weeks, my medication weakening my bones until my spine compressed and fractured. Eventually the doctors installed a catheter just above my heart that delivered nutrition intravenously, bypassing my digestive system. But when the line became infected with fungus, I was rushed into surgery. The doctors said that if the fungal infection had lasted even a few more hours,...

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