Otibehia Allen prepares dinner July 24 for her children in their rented mobile home in the same isolated, low-income community of Jonestown, where she grew up among the cotton and soybean fields of the Mississippi Delta. Her children are on Medicaid, but Allen says a small pay raise meant she lost her own coverage through the federal and state health insurance program.
Otibehia Allen prepares dinner July 24 for her children in their rented mobile home in the same isolated, low-income community of Jonestown, where she grew up among the cotton and soybean fields of the Mississippi Delta. Her children are on Medicaid, but Allen says a small pay raise meant she lost her own coverage through the federal and state health insurance program. Rogelio V. Solis AP
Otibehia Allen prepares dinner July 24 for her children in their rented mobile home in the same isolated, low-income community of Jonestown, where she grew up among the cotton and soybean fields of the Mississippi Delta. Her children are on Medicaid, but Allen says a small pay raise meant she lost her own coverage through the federal and state health insurance program. Rogelio V. Solis AP

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