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Lawmakers, officials reflect on 30-year legacy of Pa.'s CHIP

Justin Coles and his mother Chris Coles stand for a portrait outside Justin’s Robinson Township home Thursday. The Coles were early participants in what is now known as the Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP). CHIP’s 30th anniversary is Dec. 2.

When Chris Coles’ husband lost his job as a steelworker in the mid-1980s, she feared for her family. She feared for her ability to put food on the table and pay electric bills, and, most of all, she feared for her son Justin’s health.

Source: The Tribune-Review

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