“Hilary Matfess, the excited young woman with lupus in the photo by Slate magazine’s David Weigel (www.slate.com), would probably agree with me,” wrote Sue McAllister. “A Johns Hopkins University student, she wrote this in a blog post on the Institute for Policy Studies, where she is an intern: ‘I’m still celebrating the Supreme Court’s ruling as a promising sign that Americans are on the brink of adopting a health care system based on a sense of community, not luck.'”

“As a member of the pre-existing-condition community, I hope she’s right.”

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