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Hard Choices

In a world where we take things people tell us at face value,
How is it that doctors are allowed to mis-diagnose some one with "STRESS"?
When she had to tape herself having a stroke to PROVE it to her moron doctors?
IS this who we are here in the USA?
What is next? If we are are a certain religion we will have to wear,
Certain shapes on our clothing? Why can we no longer be taken for our word?
My words are THIS IS b*llsh*t.
Now I have to have an MRI whenever my MS symptoms change.
The medical specialists reap the benefits whenever bad things happen but they never say anything.
IS this who we are?
No. We should demand so much more from the people that claim to be taking care of us.
If we do not, that care may end with them taking another human
Behind the barn and shooting them.
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Submitted on August 21, 2014

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