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Cruel and usual

The San Francisco Chronicle yesterday carried a horrifying tale about a 4-year-old boy who’s dying from a rare form of dwarfism. He can’t see the one doctor who might be able to save his life because his HMO won’t let him.

I posted an item about this on Dwarfblog, part of LPA Online, Little People of America’s Web site, which I edit. You can read it here.

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1 Comment

  1. Rick in Duxbury

    Moraga, where they live, is one of the swankiest suburbs of S.F. If they are having this much trouble, imagine what would happen to a poor, non-white kid in the inner city. I wonder if that same plaintiff’s attorney would have the same sense of righteous indignation….

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