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'One of My Biggest Worries is that I'm Not Going to Even Get to Say Goodbye Because You Can't Hear Me'

'One of My Biggest Worries is that I'm Not Going to Even Get to Say Goodbye Because You Can't Hear Me'

Lonnie Kessler and Kimberly Ruiz are a couple that lives in Moberly. Lonnie has intractable epilepsy and Kimberly is a disabled vet - and they both advocate for the legalization of medical marijuana in the state.

'Now You're Dealing With the Medical Situation and a Dental Situation'

'Now You're Dealing With the Medical Situation and a Dental Situation'

Debbie and David Vance have both been volunteering at the annual MOMOM, or Missouri Mission of Mercy, for years. MOMOM is a once a year, two-day dental clinic providing free care for anyone who’s willing to wait in line. It’s in a different place every year, and this year’s 6th annual event was held in Joplin, Missouri.

'You Decide to Get Your Scooter Fixed or Whether You Want to Eat'

'You Decide to Get Your Scooter Fixed or Whether You Want to Eat'

Brothers Chuck and Drew Graham live in Columbia, Missouri, and both have been paralyzed for many years.They spoke about their issues with physical access in the Columbia community and about some of the tough decisions they are forced to make.

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