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When I was young

I experimented with drugs,

I liked my frequent highs.

But, with all my experimentation

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I got no Nobel Prize.

Instead I got Hepatitis C

A touch of H.I.V.,

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Diabetes, and I sneeze

When I walk by a tree.

When I lost my job

These diseases came to fruition.

I couldn't get insurance

Because of preexisting conditions.

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I was saved by programs

From the State,

Programs run like Medicare--

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Masters degree in social work. Activist 40 years worth. Favorite quote, "we had to destroy the city to save it" hobbies taxidermy,music,saving souls and respirating

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