Rachel Pearson

Texas’ Other Death Penalty

Author's Note: I have received permission to share my patients’ stories, and changed or omitted some names. This is a personal essay; the views are my own and do not reflect those of St. Vincent’s House or St. Vincent’s Student-Run Free Clinic.

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I Watched My Patients Die of Treatable Diseases Because They Were Poor

The following story first appeared in the Texas Observer. Check out their website for more great stories. 

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