To the right’s dismay, scare tactics and spurious legal challenges failed to protect the nation from the scourge of guaranteed health coverage. Still, Obamacare’s opponents insisted that it would implode in a “death spiral” of low enrollment and rising costs.
Jubal Kirby, 49, with his wife Colleen Kirby at his side, watched as their daughter Kaila Kirby married Daniel Pardue in a hastily arranged ceremony Wednesday at Carolinas Medical Center. Jubal Kirby has a rapidly progressing form of lung fibrosis that is stealing his very breath but he didn't want it to steal his chance to attend his daughter's wedding. She had planned to get married in July 2016 but the couple decided to move up the ceremony so he could be there.
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