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Remote Area Medical
July 31, 2009

In his interview with Bill Moyers, Wendell Potter told the story of his trip in 2007 to visit a "medical expedition" in Wise, Virginia run by the non-profit Remote Area Medical (RAM). The organization, founded by Stan Brock in 1985, provides free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the U.S. and the world.

Wendell Potter returned to Wise County for another health care expedition on July 24, 2009 and plans to visit another in Los Angeles, August 8-11.

View Web exclusive video of the Wise County event from Lagan Sebert of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund.Watch Video

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Photos courtesy Wendell and Emily Potter.
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