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Nearly 800,000 people filled the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to witness the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. ESSENCE caught up with inauguration-goers to find out their views on the historic event, the state of the country and what they are looking forward to most in the next four years.
Danny and April Stith, of Stafford, Virginia want the Affordable Care Act fully implemented...
Danny and April Stith, of Stafford, Virginia want the Affordable Care Act fully implemented.
April: “I’m concerned about veterans’ rights. There’s a wall that retired veterans have to scale to get their full medical benefits.”
Her father is 76, retired from Marine Corps and has dementia. “We’re having a hard time getting him placed in a nursing home.”
Danny: “All of our medical costs have gone up.”
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