Local family's story being used in healthcare battle

KIRTLAND, Ohio -- Erin Potter was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2007 when she was just 3 years old.

She endured two and a half years of mainly outpatient chemotherapy. 

After 19 months of being off of treatment and cancer-free, her family says it wouldn't be possible without the help of Obamacare.

After winning the battle and being cancer-free, the Potter family believes that it's time to take a stance and fight for healthcare, not just for Erin but for the entire country.

Recently her 17-year-old daughter went to Washington D.C., asking Senators to fight to keep the healthcare plan in place because it saved her little sister's life.

The Potter family believes that, with the support of Senators, councilmen, friends and family, there will be hope for the new healthcare 

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