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Required Reading

I don’t want to ruin your lunch, but:

Two years ago, Navy veteran Michael Beckley learned that Veterans Affairs had repeatedly missed his prostate cancer.

He said he got the news in a room “the size of a broom closet.” In a hospital hallway, he had caught up with the urologist who tested him, and he asked for the results. The doctor took him into the closest room, told him the news was bad and said he was too busy to explain the test numbers. “Google it,” he advised.Beckley, a former fighter pilot, sat on the floor and cried.

Having experienced a decade of frustration with the VA, he demanded to see the administrator. “This hospital — you guys — killed me,” he said.

Instead, he said, a team of federal police officers led him out of Denver’s VA hospital.

Read the whole thing — if you can.