When I first approached Rosa, she didn’t think she had a story to share. She ended up making me teary with her many thoughtful and deeply kind observations about the clinic. Hers was also my longest interview. In these times when it seems so easy to forget, Rosa is, for me, the “real America.”
This one is such a frustrating reality for many workers:
This one ran in last week’s Real Change newspaper:
And, below, with introduction by Comics 4 Health Coverage: “Legions of volunteers made it possible to provide free medical, vision, and dental care to over 4,300 patients in 4 days during the Seattle/King County Clinic in 2017. Amy Camber talked to a volunteer interpreter and her comic is featured this week in the International Examiner!”
Last Fall, I was part of a group of local comic artists who collected stories from patients and volunteers at the free, four-day, volunteer run Seattle/King County Clinic. It was an incredible experience and I’m so grateful for everyone who took the time to talk with me. Here’s the first comic (which was actually my last interview), published in Real Change this week.
Check out more comics here.