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Share Your Story: The Flip Side of the Coin

How have domestic programs helped you or someone you know? Why is it important to you that Congress protect these programs?

  • Head Start makes it possible for me to go to work, knowing that my daughter is cared for, safe and getting a jump start on her education.
  • Without unemployment insurance, my family and I would never have been able to make our rent payment when I lost my job.
  • I worked for 30 years, and Social Security has helped me stay afloat in retirement, without leaning too hard on my children for support.
  • Medicaid and Medicare together provide my aging mother with the range of care she needs, including her long term care services.

Irresponsible spending cuts are threatening domestic programs that support low-income people like Social Security, Medicaid, Head Start, child care assistance, family planning, Pell Grants, housing assistance, maternal and child health care, Medicare, and unemployment insurance, and more. We know that cuts to these programs will have an extraordinarily harmful effect on women and families across the country. It's a price we can't afford to pay.

Hedge fund managers and CEOs with corporate jets are one side of the coin. The rest of us are the Flip Side of the Coin.

Please share with us how domestic programs have helped you and your family.

Please note: The views expressed in the stories below are those of the authors themselves and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the National Women's Law Center. All statements of fact in these stories have been provided by the individual authors, and the National Women's Law Center cannot and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Center will compile the stories and may use them, in whole or in part, in our advocacy efforts.

Your Stories

Christine

, Califonia,

My name is Christine, am from Florida. i want to use this opportunity to thank my great doctor who really made my life a pleasurable one today. This great man DR.Oriri brought my husband back to me, i had 2 lovely kids for my husband, about 3 years ago i and my husband has been into one quarrel or the other until he finally left me for one lady. i felt my life was over and my kids thought they would never see their father again. i tried to be strong just for the kids but i could not control the pains that torments my heart, my heart was filled with sorrows and pains because i was really in love with my husband. Every day and night i think of him and always wish he would come back to me, until one day i met a good friend of mine that was also in a situation like me but her problem was her ex-boyfriend who she had an unwanted pregnancy for and he refused to take responsibility and dumped her. she told me that mine was a small case and that i shouldn't worry about it at all so i asked her what was the solution to my problems and she gave me this great man phone number and his email address. i was doubting if this man was the solution, so contacted this great man and he told me what to do and i deed them all, he told me to wait for just two day and that my husband will come crawling on his kneels just for forgiveness so i faithfully deed what this great man asked me to do and for sure after two days i heard a knock on the door, in a great surprise i saw him on his kneels and i was speechless, when he saw me, all he did was crying and asking me for forgiveness, from that day, all the pains and sorrows in my heart flew away,since then i and my husband and our lovely kids are happy.that why i want to say a big thank you to DR.ORIRI GRATE TEMPLE. This great man made me to understand that theirs no problem on earth that has no solution so please if you know that you have this same problem or any problem that is similar, i will advise you to come straight to this great man. you can email him at:inheritancespellcaster@gmail.com

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jennie

, cape town,

BEWARE OF THESE SCAMS!!! DR MALAWI RACUM IS THE ONLY SPELL CASTER TO TRUST!( spellofsolutiontemple@yahoo.com) will be of great help to you.I never believed in spell casting but After 4 years of dating my hobby, he left me because I lost my womb . I felt like my life has come to an end, I almost committed suicide, i was emotionally down for a very long time. Thanks to the spell caster called Dr Malawi whom i met online after my friend Tracy told me about how he helped her. She testified about how Dr Malawi brought back her Ex in less than 3 days and reversed the effect of her lost womb, and at the end of her testimony she dropped Dr Malawi's email address. I decided to give Dr Malawi a try. I contacted him via email and explained my problems to him. In just 3 days, my Hubby came begging. We resolved our issues, and we are even happier than before, am pregnant now to God be the glory. Dr Malawi is really a gifted man and i will not stop publishing him because he is a wonderful man... Come to think of it I didn't pay much and all I have to do is send him little 250 dollars which he used in providing the materials used for the spell. Even my pastor said that God works mysteriously, that some men are used by God to help others. If you have a problem and you are looking for a real and genuine spell caster to solve all your problems for you. Contact Dr malawi anytime, he is the answer to your problems. Here's his contact (spellofsolutiontemple@yahoo.com) via his mobile number +27620171252

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Elizabeth Ann St. John

Worcester, Massachusetts, Unemployed - 7Y

When I was 43Y and had a 13Y old daughter preparing to enter High School, I underwent a Total Hip Replacement. I was on SSDI living with BiPolari so Medicare covered all of the costs. Unfortunately the Director of Orthopedics @ Framingham Union Hospital allowed a resident who was not particularly fond of colored people, to insert the stint into my femur which he fractured on both sides. Further, he was not sanitary and I contracted both MRSA & VRE infections.Without SSDI and Medicare I would definitely have expired because the operating surgeon held off diagnosing the virulent infections for 2 months, while I was in a semi-conscious state in and out of Rehabs and Hospitals. The antibiotic was Vancomycin: being caustic to blood veins I had several blown veins which necessitated several trips to Radiology to install new P.I.C. lines.After many months of this dreadful and deadly disease I was told to see a specialist @ Brigham & Women's in Boston. I could not tolerate the trip to Boston until March of the following year. However, he removed the hardware, kept me on Vanco for a while before switching me over to a Super-Antibiotic which cost $1000 per/pill @ 2 pills per day. It took another year before I finally beat both bacterial infections because they kept recurring.Needless to say, if I'd had BCBS or some hi-quality Health Insurance from the get-go, I may not have suffered so long. But the bottom line is that Medicare covered all the expenses for medical, in and out of hospital treatments, rehabilitation therapy in and out patient, personal care attendants, visiting nurses, occupational therapists, etc. that I would not have had if I'd no health insurance at all. My daughter, my boyfriend & I are forever scarred and traumatized by this experience but I survived and am now seeking to resume my life work having already comleted my B.A. in Business three years ago. My husband (boyfriend) has a Traumatic Brain Injury suffered 28 Y ago that I've been caring for, but it's time for me to live up to my personal goals and ideals for my life. Having a psychiatrist that I can talk to and who helps me help myself while encouraging me to make the changes I need in my life to be healthier and happier with who I am, is also attributable to Pt. C of the Medicare program through Fallon Cmy Health Plan for Seniors.

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cynthia

uk, new york, apell

WITH GREAT JOY IN MY HEART I WANT TO THANK DR OGBES OF Landofanswer@hotmail.com FOR MAKING MY WIFE CONCEIVE. I CONTACT DR OGBES ON BEHALF OF MY WIFE AND I EVER SINCE WE HAVE BEEN MARRIED WE HAVE FIND IT DIFFICULT TO HAVE OUR OWN CHILD FOR THE PAST THREE AND A HALF YEARS SO I DECIDE TO CONTACT DR OGBES WHO I HAVE READ ABOUT ON THE INTERNET HOW HE HAS HELPED SO MANY FAMILY TO BE HAPPY WITH BABY ISSUE, AFTER I HAVE CONTACT HIM HE TOLD ME HE WILL HELP ME AND MY WIFE AND I GAVE HIM ALL THE THINGS HE REQUIRED FROM US AND AFTER HE HAS CAST THE SPELL MY WIFE BECAME PREGNANT A WEEK AFTER. I AM SO THANKFUL TO DR OGBES AND ALSO THANKFUL TO YOU ALL THAT HAS RECOMMEND DR OGBES TO US THAT IS WHY I MYSELF IS ALSO HERE TO HELP OTHERS OUT SO THAT YOU CAN ALSO REACH HIM TO HELP YOU OUT. JUST CONTACT HIM VIA HIS EMAIL ADDRESS Landofanswer@hotmail.com SO THAT HE WILL HELP YOU OUT.CYNTHIA.

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Marie

, canada,

 It’s unbelievable how fortunate I feel after finding your email address For the past 6 months, I have been so depressed after losing my husband to another woman. My money situation worsened so much that I thought I’d have to file for bankruptcy. I had a huge amount of debt and I didn’t know what to do. Out of complete and total desperation, I contacted many of those so-called individuals who promised powerful magic, witchcraft or black magic. None of them worked and none were as wonderful, affectionate and warm as Dr Okon has been. He is definitely different from the others and I felt immediate hope and strength from hearing about the promises he had to offer. He carries an air of purity and divine strength that is as pure as fresh snow on the ground. I requested Dr Okon most powerful spells and I was relieved right away that I had someone to solve my problems for me. His spells worked wonders and I am now back with my husband and my money troubles resolved itself after winning the lottery. Dr Okon, I have no idea what I would have done without you being there to help me out.Reach him via email okonspelltemple@hotmail.com...  With best regards, Marie

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Jude Jackson

Cameroon, victpr, I am a worker in one of d most prolific hotels in new york

 My name is Melisa am from Cameroon,i must tell you about a wonderful doctor that cure my HIV/AIDS, i was not one day a harlot either a prostitute, i visit a friend of mine we have seen for a very long time, I didn’t even no she was HIV positive we share the same nido together i was hill for time to time when i now went for checkup they told me that am now HIV positive i cry that my days in earth is now numbered, I tell my friends that am going to live then soon but NIKKI told me no that is not right, that there is a doctor that specialized on HIV/AIDS that he can cure mine, i did not believe because since this incident i have tried many he force me to e mail the doctor at prophetekpen@gmail.com i try once but i withdraw back for about 6months later I was tin as a single broom them she remember of this doctor again them i said let me give he a try, so we started chatting he ask me to fill a form of mine details them i do, doctor etelabe was now like a father to me them about 3days that we chat he ask for many which i provide because my life is important to me. them he sand me a Paso after i have done every things I did not even waste anytime, the day he told me that he has deliver the Paso that was the day i went for it. them i apply it as he told me, some minute after i went to toilet it was something i cannot even distrib,after that i was empty inside me, i E mail him and tell he how am feeling he laugh and told me to go to the doctor for test. i went immediately them I was confirm negative. them now i believe that a way to success is very narrow, and a friend can kill at the same time a friend can save special thanks to DOCTOR ETELABE if u want to e mail at prophetekpen@gmail.com.

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Jude Jackson

USA, hiv, I am a worker in one of d most prolific hotels in new york

 Hello.Am Jude Jackson from USA. I am a worker in one of d most prolific hotels in new york, am a man of better family with a wife and four kids but something do not make me feel happy even if i am with my happy family because am an HIV positive. I have been to different hospitals of high class doctors but to no avail, my result of each test i take keep saying am an HIV positive. But one faithful evening, which is on d fourth of November 2013, i was browsing through the internet when i came across this email: hivspelltemple@gmail.com and i quickly copied it and the next morning i called the number that was attached to the email which is +2349038409325. A humbled man answered me and i told him everything about my health and he asked me if i have an email and i said yes, he told me to send it to him and i did exactly. He sent me a form to fill which i did and send it back to him. On the 3rd day he told me that he need some items which he would use in casting the spell off me but the items he required for is hardly to be found here in USA so, he told me to send just 500us dollars which he will use to buy the items in Nigeria. I sent the money through western union, that very afternoon after he had bought the items he told me on the phone to received my healing. That very day before night fall he called me and told me to go to the nearest hospital for check up. ln the next morning my personal doctor came and made a test on me but behold i was confirmed HIV negative by my doctor. It was unbelievable to me and that was how i was cured. Believe me or not he is not a scam and the only money i sent to him was the one he used in purchasing the items. He is a God sent Man. Please if you are similar to this problem u can contact him with this email: hivspelltemple@gmail.com even call him on this number:+2349038409325So if you need the help of this great man,contact him with your details like,Your full name......Your country.......Your state...,..Your home address....Your picture.....Your phone number.......Your occupation.........Your sex.........Sick for how long?........This are details he require for the spell to be carry out so that your healing will commence immediately.Once again his email address is hivspelltemple@gmail.com even you can give him a call with his private line on +2349038409325 for your sorrow to turns to joy.Thankfully to you all.Regards....Jude Jackson. 

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Mellisa

Palo Alto,, , CA, United States,

I do not know how to thank GREAT Mama Abu Fatima fo Temple bringing happiness back to my family. My name is Melissa  and i do really wanna tell the whole world that there is a spell caster called GREAT Mama Abu Fatima that is so real and genuine. I never believed in any of these things but when i lose my Husband for 5 years, i required help until i found Mama Abu Fatima A great spell caster, and he cast a love spell for me, and he assured me that I will get my Husband back in just 24hours but i was in doubt, and after the spell has been cast, 24hours later, just as the spell caster said, my phone rang, and surprisingly it was my Husband who has not called me for the past 5years, and he made an apology for the pain he has caused me and he told me that he is ready to come back home for me. GREAT Mama Abu really made him to know how much i loved and needed husband. And he also opened he eyes to picture how much love we have share together. With this testimony right now i am the happiest woman on earth and our love is now stronger than how it was ever before our divorce and that is why I will keep sharing this testimony all over the world. All thanks goes to GREAT Mama Abu for the good work that he has done for me. Here is his email address if you are having the same or similar problem contact him now because he is very powerful and he will always help you. Believe him and do all he ask you to do and never doubt him in any way. Contact him now on abufatima77powerspellcaster@gmail.com 

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Vashikaran Aghori Baba

sikar, Rajasthan, Services

Get your Love or job related problems solved at Vashikaran Aghori BabaJI! Call us at +91-7742471711 for Black Magic Solutions.

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LUCAS

UK, UK, WORKER

HELLO, i have read testimonies about this great man called Dr. Sambo how he helped people to get pregnant and also help people to cure HIV with his herbal medicine, so i decided to give him a try, i am here today to give my own testimony on how this great man helped me to cure my HIV disease and also helped my sister to get pregnant, i just told him and he said he was going to work on it miraculously and in a short period of time i was lifted from these terrible disease. And it took my sister just a week to get pregnant after he was done. Contact this great man and He will help you no matter the the problem you are facing. Email him at sambolaherbalcurecentre@gmail.com

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