7 Year Old Girl Starts Lemonade Stand To Help Pay For Her Brain Surgery

  • If you still need convincing that our health care system in the United States is broken, here’s some more evidence for you: A 7-year-old girl had to raise money for her own brain tumor surgery, the Associated Press reports.
  • Liza’s mom, Elizabeth Scott, has good insurance through the bakery she runs, but the working mom knew the out-of-pocket expenses would still be hefty.
  • “Just one week in the hospital and the ambulance rides is more than my monthly salary, and that’s without the surgery and travel expenses,” she told the AP. “I can’t fund that by myself, and we have a business to support.”

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