Alexandria, Virginia - January 13, 2017: Maureen Murphy, from Alexandria, Va., is a freelance producer, and a stroke survivor. Her strokes were caused by a blood clotting and auto-immune disorder Antiphosphiolipid syndrome with anticardio lipid antibodies, a pre-existing condition which can be deadly if untreated. Before the Affordable Care Act, she struggled to afford proper treatment.
CREDIT: Matt Roth for The New York Times
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