Chemo or Rent? Donors Help Furloughed Federal Worker
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When the federal government shut down for what would grow to 35 days, Maryland mother of three Quashawn Latimer was fighting cancer.

Without a paycheck, she was forced to make a devastating choice: Would she pay for chemotherapy or pay rent? She chose chemo. Chemo or Rent? Shutdown Forces Heartbreaking Choices This week, after News4 and MSNBC told her story, Latimer learned that someone paid both her February rent and her medical bills.

"Someone called in to the hospital and took care of my...

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