Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Cost of Delay Vigil - MoveOn.org - December 8, 2009 - Brooklyn, NY

NPA member, Raphael Pristoop, MD, spoke at the Brooklyn, "Cost of Delay" Vigil, held on December 8, 2009 at 5:00 pm. It was conducted by the MoveOn.org's Brooklyn Council and was held in Cadman Plaza, in downtown Brooklyn. The "Cost of Delay" vigil shone a spotlight on the number of Americans in our communities who can't afford to pay the costs of their medical bills and are being forced into bankruptcy. Other Speakers included Brooklyn Borough Vice President and Registered Nurse Yvonne Graham, Gail Muhamad, Special Assistant to Congressman Ed Towns, as well as citizens burdened with devastating health care expenses. Music provided by world class drummer Swiss Chris of www.swissorg.org. Virtual candlelight supplied by motivated MoveOn members with flashlights. Special thanks to its moderator and Media coordinator, Ms. Shawn Walsh. The video was shot by Brooklyn's Council's videograhper Harry Mena.

Photos from the vigil can be viewed at this website: http://www.richardkoek.com/moveon2/

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