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How the Affordable Care Act Helped Evany

February 28, 2017

Evany Turk

Evany Turk (Credit: Health Care for Our Lives)

Meet Evany Turk. She is a role model, mentor, HIV and sex education activist, and a mother of two living with HIV since her early 20's. Affordable health care and HIV services have allowed her to live a healthy and productive life. Access to care has allowed her to be the best mother/daughter/sister/person she can be. Click here to watch to Evany's story.

How has health care access helped you? Visit the Health Care for Our Lives website and tell your story to inspire others and action to save the ACA.

The Trump administration and Republican lawmakers have put our health care on the chopping block. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid Expansion provides Americans -- including those vulnerable to and living with HIV -- better access to comprehensive and affordable health care coverage. Without quality insurance millions of people will have to decide between housing, food and health care.

Visit to watch stories of other people who have benefited from access to health care and share your own story!

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