Lockdown Prevents Akron Barber with Stage 4 Cancer from Reaching Her Doctor at World-Renowned Johns Hopkins Medicine

Ohio’s prolonged lockdown is literally a life-and-death matter for an Akron barber battling a rare form of cancer as she cannot reach world-renowned Johns Hopkins Medicine for treatment.

Peggy Reed is a barber with Stage 4 Squamous Cell cancer of the nasal cavity. Much of her medical story is told on her GoFundMe page here.

Reed missed her appointment at Johns Hopkins on March 26 to see a specialist. Ohio’s stay at home order means no out of state travel is allowed. Maryland also has a stay at home order.

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D.C. Area Students Leave Class, Shut Down Streets in Support of Illegal Immigrants

Hundreds of Washington D.C. college students walked out of class to raise awareness for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) ahead of the Supreme Court arguments that were heard on November 12.

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