1 in 6 Appalachian Waiting Room

  • 50 million Americans do not have health insurance. In other words, 1 in 6 Americans are unable to pay for medical treatment. RAM (Remote Area Medical) comes to Wise, Virginia once per year to provide free health care to around 3,000 uninsured Americans.
    Honor Mention. Northern Short Course in Photojournalism. NPPA 2014
    Photography and Video: Susan Hale Thomas, Oliver Contreras
    Narration: Susan Hale Thomas
    Editing: Oliver Contreras