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Health Care: Third World Scene With an American Setting

Wise County Fairgrounds
It was a Third World scene with an American setting. Hundreds of tired and desperate people crowded around an aid worker with a bullhorn, straining to hear the instructions and worried they might be left out. Some had arrived at the Wise County Fairgrounds in Wise, Virginia, two days before. They drove in from 16 states, anxious to relieve pain, diagnose aches and see and hear better.