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Lifelines in Tough Times: A Small Southern City’s Health Care Providers Respond to a Demographic Transformation and Create a Vital Community of Support

by Chris Echegaray
Dalton, Georgia

Started as a small project in response to a growing Latino immigrant population, Dalton Georgia’s community based Latina promotora health workers play a vital role in the community by providing security and care for immigrants pushed to the margins by harsh immigration policies and tough economic times.

With photographs by John Partipilo

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