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Selling health care reform to middle class
Daily Democrat

Health outreach worker Maureen Tsang combed the supermarket parking lot in this Asian neighborhood in Rosemead, where the details of health reform can get lost in translation. A grocery clerk blew smoke in her face during his cigarette break. A customer with one arm in a sling dismissed her with the other. A security guard rousted her.

But in rapid-fire Cantonese, Tsang continued her pitch for the government-subsidized insurance created by President Barack Obama’s health law.