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Desperate for care, uninsured flock to area of Virginia to see a doctor

Washington Post, November 10, 2008

For three days a year, more than 800 volunteer doctors, dentists, nurses, and other healthcare workers come from all over Virginia and beyond to an isolated spot in Appalachia to provide free medical care to those who cannot afford it. Sick and hurting people by the hundreds gather and wait for the gates to swing open—their presence a testament to the country's healthcare crisis.