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This story was reported with the support of the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism.
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This story was reported with the support of the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism.
Picture of Luanne Rife
The region is the go-to place for helicopter reporting on poverty. But we wanted to provide more than snapshots and to tell stories that also show the resilience and innovation arising from this region.
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This story was reported with the support of the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism.
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In 2013, Lee County was one of 80 communities across the country to have lost their hospital in the previous three years. But the people in Lee County did what few have attempted: They vowed to reopen their hospital.
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The Lee County Hospital Authority in Virginia cut its losses with the Florida startup that it partnered with to open and run its hospital.

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