(By Mark Zdechlik for NPR)
Tammy Fox wanted to help, after a friend took ill with a rare and difficult-to-diagnose autoimmune disorder that required many trips to the Mayo Clinic.
While Fox couldn’t do anything medically, she knew there was a way to ease some of the burden of medical bills and costs associated with doctor visits. She turned to the website GoFundMe and set up a site for her friend.
“You’ve got meals; you’ve got hotel stays,” she says. “And gas. So that all needed to be covered.” Continue reading article here…
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