Is this the Greatest Nation on the Face of the Earth?
Go to the link, then choose "Local Woman's Fight With Breast Cancer". There's an ad you can't skip, but please wait and watch the video.
This was sent to us by a member of our Red Sox community at Joy of Sox.
Just among our little group, one person is losing his wife to cancer because they could not afford adequate treatment and cannot afford to keep her alive any longer. Another lost his child because an HMO did not approve treatment, and sent the family home from the emergency room. Their two-year-old daughter died that night.
And those are just two people who have disclosed their tragedies to us. I can almost guarantee there are others.
It doesn't have to be this way.
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Cathy Baskin, a million thank yous for your courage, for your strength, for choosing to be public to try to help others. I'm sorry we are losing you.