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Faces of Health Debate Point to Law’s Complexity
New York Times

They were the human faces of the nation’s wrenching, yearlong health care debate. Natoma Canfield of Medina, Ohio, sent a letter to President Obama about no longer being able to afford her health coverage, and he read it aloud to a group of insurance executives at the White House. Then Ms. Canfield learned she had leukemia, helping Mr. Obama illustrate the life-and-death stakes of the often mind-numbing policy fight.