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Rural Georgians want Medicaid, but they're divided on Stacey Abrams, the candidate who wants to expand it

By The New Yorker  
   October 10, 2018

Patty Castleberry, an unemployed white woman in her early fifties, lives in Cuthbert, a small town in southwestern Georgia. Last June, she suffered a ruptured aneurysm that required multiple surgeries. “One day, I went to bed and woke up at Emory,” she recalled, referring to the hospital in Atlanta. She didn’t have insurance at the time.

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