Author: Wendell Potter

People Travel Hundreds of Miles for Free Medical Care in Appalachia. But There Are Never Enough Doctors and Dentists to Meet the Need.

Wise, Virginia, is not a place that’s easy to get to. It’s 50 miles from the nearest interstate and almost 70 miles from the nearest commercial airport. And regardless of where you start from on your way to Wise—a town of 3,000 people in the Southern Appalachians—you’ll have to negotiate […]

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