Quote of the Day 9/24/2013

When I had my first son, I was diagnosed with postpartum depression. I was on Prozac for about two months. They told me I had a diagnosis of depression and was uninsurable. I was devastated. My husband had just been laid off. Ever since I’ve been able to, I’ve been a working person and worked hard and carried insurance and everything, and then it was just like being left out in the cold.

-Yukon nurse Katie Bolin, who will be able to purchase insurance for the first time in a year when Affordable Care Act protections for Oklahomans with pre-existing conditions go into effect next year (Source: http://bit.ly/18mJcrw)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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