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Jerry Ashton

New York, NY
Medical Debt Abolitionist, Blogger, and Author
As seen in: HuffPost

Got Medical Debt? This author/activist has a Survival Guide and forgiveness plan for you at RIPMedicalDebt.org

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Biography

Former Navy Journalist, presently Co-Author of "The Patient, The Doctor and the Bill Collector," a blogger at the Huffington Post and a medical debt activist who launched a national nonprofit devoted to abolishing unpaid personal medical debt.

Forty-year veteran in credit and collections industry...

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Oct 16, 2017

Stumbled across this amazing tirade about modern day slavery by an extremely sharp young (and smart) lady. Listen!  http://www.facebook.com/rubiagarcia211/videos/651987561231/ 

Oct 16, 2017

"No Vote for the Unraveling, Colltalers" - Another masterpiece dissection of Social Disorder by blogger @colltales.  https://colltales.com/ 

Oct 16, 2017

No Vote for the Unraveling, Colltalers (Another Masterpiece on the Social Disorder by blogger Wesley Coll).  https://colltales.com/ 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Selected for the U.S. Navy Class "A" Journalist school in Great Lakes IL in late 1955. Spend next four years reporting on Navy activities.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

80 wps, if you want to know. Loved the Royal portables, and mastered the IBM Selectric.

How is social media changing news?

By introducing both amazingly true and important stories - and by being a platform for the most insidious faux news & propaganda I have read.