John Hodgman retweeted a bunch of personal tales of people who thought they were "immortal" until a major health care challenge struck them. Read his thoughts about why the Affordable Care Act is really great for people who don't think they're at-risk.
I am excited to see this go live because more Americans like me who have cancer, and didn't expect to, are more likely to be able to access quality screening, treatment, and post-treatment followup care today.
Please do remind your uninsured or underinsured friends & neighbors (or yourself) to visit https://t.co/kWG59c9XaE and get covered.— Anil Dash (@anildash) October 1, 2013
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.