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Update on little Liam’s eye surgery….no thanks to the Dalton gang

Dalton McGuinty, health minister failed Liam and Erika

Christina Blizzard — Toronto Sun — October 25, 2012

TORONTO – The more I cover politics, the more I’m convinced of two universal truths:

1. You can always count on politicians to do the wrong thing.

2. When the chips are down, when our politicians have failed us, you can always count on the grace and goodness of ordinary people to come together in communities across this province to pick up the mess politicians left behind.

These truths are nowhere better personified than by two young people whose grave medical conditions require them to have specialized out-of-country care.

Dalton McGuinty and his health minister, Deb Matthews, have cruelly failed Whitby tot Liam Reid, 3, and Erika Crawford, 17.

Liam needs eye surgery in Detroit to save his sight. New OHIP regulations mean the province won’t pay. Erika just returned from Maryland where she underwent delicate, life-saving surgery for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS).

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