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CNN reporter Neha Shastry set out to cover the complexities and nuances of America's abortion debate. She ran into roadblocks, reluctant editors and lots of contested facts.
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One of the busiest free clinics in the state of North Carolina closed its doors in 2016. A reporter decided to find out what that meant for the health of the county's disproportionately poor residents.
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Warren County, North Carolina has experienced decades of hardship and despair. But Mary Somerville of the Warren Community Health Clinic says nothing was more heartbreaking than the day she had to close the clinic.
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In recent years, hospitals that serve small rural communities across the nation have closed their doors at a disquieting rate, essentially one per month.

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