Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: Educator’

Letter to Editor: Jenny of Nashville, TN

Jenny of Nashville, TN writes: I am disappointed in Senator Alexander's actions this week concerning the Senate health care bill. He is failing to stand up for the needs of Tennesseans – 526,000 of who stand to lose their health care with any vote to repeal the ACA. 1 in 10 of Americans in general.…

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Letter to Editor: Becky of Nashville, TN

Becky of Nashville, TN writes: Dear Editor, I have been grateful for the Affordable Care Act and how it has allowed my family to get the healthcare coverage they need. My son-in-law, a hard working young man, has been able to get insurance via the ACA, when his several part time jobs were not offering…

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Amy of Nashville, TN

Amy of Nashville, TN writes: I’ve lived in Tennessee 40 years. I currently work at Belmont University and Centennial Medical Center. As a nurse,  instructor and parent of two young children, I see everyday the effects of a lacknowing of access to healthcare. Prior to ACA folks were literally perishing or foreclosing due to lack…

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Letter to Editor: Kasey of Nashville, TN

Kasey of Nashville, TN writes: I’m one of the lucky ones. I have a full time job that affords me healthcare.  I’ve taken it for granite, just like all the other comfortable feelings and luxuries I have taken advantage of. I’m not comfortable any more, I’m anxious. I’m anxious for my friends, relatives, my sweet…

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Letter to Editor: Laurel of Nashville, NJ

Laurel of Nashville, NJ writes: My name is Laurel Orely and I’m extremely disappointed by senator Alexander’s actions this week.  Everybody deserves health care and we all know that without an individual’s health, they cannot function as a human being.   Everything is effected without your health – your job as a care taker, parent,…

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Rae of Knoxville, TN

Rae of Knoxville, TN writes: Hello, I have lived in Knoxville for 2.5 years. I’m a Montessori teacher for 7th and 8th grades, teaching math and science. While I haven’t lived in Knoxville for very long yet, I hope to stay here for a long time. I love the community and stability that I’ve found…

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Ann of Signal Mountain, TN

Ann of Signal Mountain, TN writes: I’ve been a resident of Hamilton for 32 years. Now retired, I worked since 1972 as a public health nurse in various rural/urban environments and still retain my active RN license in both Tennessee and Michigan. For 10+ years! I worked with pregnant and parenting teens in our county…

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Lane of Nashville, TN

Lane of Nashville, TN writes: I am a single mom of two small children and educator who now owns a small business as a college coach. I’ve been a life-long resident of Nashville, TN, and up until I left the classroom in May 2015, I taught junior English for twelve years in Williamson County Schools.…

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