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Imagine What Can Happen in 5 Years : Rocio’s Story

April 7, 2014

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What won’t we do for our children? Rocio is a mother of two. She is originally from Mexico and has lived in the U.S. with a green card for almost five years. Her husband is a migrant worker in Lake County and Rocio and her children recently moved to Florida to be reunited with him. […]

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Healthy Parents Means Healthy Kids

November 5, 2013

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Brevard County resident Njeri Gichia-Broussard, 39, is self-employed and has been without health insurance since January 2013. Previously a single mother employed with a Fortune 500 company, her regular insurance ended with that employer in 2009 when she married and moved to Florida. This was perfect timing since in February 2010 she was diagnosed with […]

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A Losing Ticket in the Lottery of Personal Health

August 30, 2013

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The Moore family has experienced their share of bad luck when it comes to personal health. Kenneth Moore’s thirteen year-old-son, Aaron, has asthma. For most of his young life, he qualified for care under Medicare. After Moore’s aorta ruptured while he was stocking shelves at his restaurant job, he was unable to work.  After three […]

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Irena’s Story: Choosing One Among Her Children for KidCare Coverage

April 10, 2013

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Fla. Maintains Five-year Wait on Health Care for Immigrant Children New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Apr 10, 2013 Image: Florida resident Irina Flores-Montalban is on a five-year waitlist to receive subsidized medical care for her ailing son. MIAMI — About seven months after they moved to Florida, Irina Flores-Montalban found out that her 11-year-old son, Jose, […]

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