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Jerry Ashton

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

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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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Stumbled across this amazing tirade about modern day slavery by an extremely sharp young (and smart) lady. Listen! 

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

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No Vote for the Unraveling, Colltalers (Another Masterpiece on the Social Disorder by blogger Wesley Coll). 

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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.