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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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@WrittenOffUSA — 6,438 followers, 52,442 tweets

Dec 09, 2017

God Bless these women...and the more we have of them the more America is returned to its path our country was always intended to take. Liberty and Justice for all. https://t.co/fwahUUjF7u

Dec 09, 2017

Terrorizing an unarmed man, and then murdering. This is what Republicans call "Law & Order."  https://twitter.com/bradheath/status/939226764022304769 

Dec 09, 2017

The CFPB is absolutely partisan - coming to the rescue of Republican states many times more than democratic ones. Hmmmmm. Time for an investigation. https://t.co/s1eic1FHb0

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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.