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How a game of tag taught me about health

Alondra Jimenez remembers the scene in the local emergency room when she dislocated her wrist as a small child. The wait was long, and the care inadequate. Even then, she knew something about the healthcare system wasn’t fair. “My experience as a child influenced me to become an advocate for my community’s health — because the place where we live should not fully determine our health outcomes.” Her story was published on Coachella Unincorporated.


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This entry was posted on May 14, 2016 by in Coachella Unincorporated, Commentary, Print and tagged , .

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