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In this exclusive opinion piece, actor Gabrielle Union issues an impassioned and very personal plea to spare the Affordable Care Act, now under attack by politicians.

I am going to do something that most people in my position don’t do often – tell you my age.  I am 39 years old.  I am at an age where I realize that life isn’t always fair and that unlike fairy tales, life doesn’t always have a happy ending.

Nearly two years ago, I lost a close girlfriend to cancer.  Diagnosed with stage 4 cancer at 32 years old, I remember thinking this wasn’t part of the plan.  We were too young to worry about getting sick.  In fact, we were supposed to be invincible.

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