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People Are Sharing Their Pre-Existing Conditions To Protest Trumpcare On Twitter

People Are Sharing Their Pre-Existing Conditions To Protest Trumpcare On Twitter
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Updated 5 months ago

Yesterday, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill proposed by President Donald Trump and the GOP, narrowly made it through Congress. If approved by the Senate, the bill would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. 

When the bill was first voted on in March, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that it would result in 24 million more Americans losing insurance within a decade. This is partly because the bill greatly expands the list of pre-existing conditions that can impact someone's ability to receive insurance coverage. The list includes domestic violence and sexual assault

And now, in an attempt to convince Senators to vote against the bill, those that would be affected are taking to Twitter to share their stories. 

These were tough to read. 

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RecircHumorSomeone Asked the Internet to Share Their Craziest IRL Plot Twists and the Results Did Not Disappoint

When I moved across the country a couple of months ago, I was trying to find a short-term place to stay while I looked around for an apartment to make my home. I've gone through my share of shady sublets, and was so worried I wouldn't land a spot that I started looking for one to book months in advance. On my first day of browsing, I came across a gorgeous and affordable one-bedroom in a really convenient location, but was super skeptical of the post because of how traumatized I am from my previous experiences. 

I've dealt with creeps who ask for a cash deposit then claim they're in the hospital on the exact same day they're supposed to meet me for the keys. I've had people cancel my reservation once I've already landed in their city... Needless to say, I'm a seasoned subletter. When I found this lovely one-bedroom on Craigslist, I was sure the listing was too good to be true. So I took a proactively defensive stance when I reached out via email. I asked for boring specifications on the apartment and went over payment details with exhaustive thoroughness. I even asked if a friend could stop by to make sure there were no secret squatter tenants, or anything sketchy like that. Then, I got an email back. 

TWIST: I recognized the address from the gushing fan mail I had sent it years ago. The apartment belonged to my favorite living writer and here I was, casually emailing with her directly. Flash forward a few months and we're friendly and occasionally email each other or meet for coffee to catch up. And that's how my nightmare sublet search turned into a friendship with one of the best and most famous writers of our time.

I live for real-life plot twists like this. They keep us on our toes while we cruise through this journey of life. Which is why when u/whytho37 asked Reddit to share their most insane plot twists, the results were incredible. 

Scroll down for twists so good, you wouldn't believe they actually happened if you saw them in a film.

By Pippa Raga
1 day ago