Jamie, St. Louis

Jamie is a college senior who was uninsured for a few months after her college canceled their insurance plan. The …

G.M., St. Louis

G.M. is a retired artist and teacher living in St. Louis. She was diabetic for 31 years, and after going …

G.A., Blue Springs

G.A. is a 61-year-old, self-employed man from Jackson County. Despite a shoulder surgery and knee replacement, he continued working to …

Mary, Raytown

Mary is a single mother and self-employed. Beginning in 2012, Mary began having serious stomach pains. Because she was uninsured, …

Virgil, Pineville

Virgil and his wife Mireya live in Pineville, MO, near Joplin. Virgil worked 45 years as a heavy machinery mechanic. …

Will, Webster Groves

Will is a 61-year-old from Webster Groves who has his “dream job,” combining librarianship, Yiddish music performance, writing, and teaching. He …

John, Kansas City

John is self-employed and owns and publishes a magazine in Kansas City. He has been unable to find and keep …