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Georgia Dunn
A dear friend has leukemia, and daily pills are his lifeline. If he loses access to these pills, he has 5 years tops. I'm watching...
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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...healthcare debates in horror. Only as his friend it is scary enough, I can't imagine what it is like for him and others.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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I don't get into my beliefs here much, but with Easter looming I have been praying a lot for mercy for the sick and the poor.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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Paul Ryan and others proposing these changes are without mercy. My friend, a beloved aunt, many of our loved ones depend on daily healthcare
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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They claim they're Christian--but how? How can you argue against the poor, the sick, women, children, the elderly... Weeks before Easter...
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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When evil comes for you, it looks like a friend. It comes armed with rationalizations in one hand and justifications in the other.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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It doesn't shout, it smiles. Warmly.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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Temptation doesn't feel like temptation; it feels like an invitation. To do the easy thing.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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To turn your back on the sick, because care is a burden. Care is hard. There is a cost, financial, emotional. It is priceless, really.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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But best case scenario--we will all be sick one day. These bodies are mortal, and the alternative to growing old is dying in an accident.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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So, the chances are good illness will come to us all. And we will all need care.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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And everyone around us deserves the care we would want.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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When someone comes to you, smiling warmly, to tell you the reasons why we should cut care for the poor, the sick, the meek--
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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That's your moment in the desert. That's evil telling you to turn your head and do what is easy.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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And I hope you slam the door in its face, and tell it, "NOT TODAY," and find ways to help others.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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With my hands and my voice and my taxes and my votes, I want to help others until I have nothing left to give.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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And when I die, let it be with mercy and dignity, within the support of healthcare we have fought for this generation, for all who follow.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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I don't like to talk about this stuff publicly too much, I know you're not here for that--but this is literally life and death, it doesn't..
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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...Get more important than that.
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Georgia Dunn Mar 14
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And I waited! I gave it a chance, I waited to see what they were going to offer. We can all do better, together. And I hope we will.
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