Health care activist Ady Barkan: 'Fighting for justice gives me purpose'

'I really just want my life and death to have meant something, to have played a role in making the world a better place,' Barkan, who has ALS, told "Nightline's" Juju Chang.
0:57 | 09/05/19

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Fighting for justice gives me purpose. It gives me reason to get up every day. I much prefer to focus on the struggle for our democracy and to focus on a illness. What does Medicare for all means you Medicare for all means that we all get high quality comprehensive health care through Medicare. With no copies or deductibles or premiums. When are the hardest parts and 100 times every day I just hear it my inability to tickle and chase Carl. To comfort him in the middle of the night and to scold him when he dubs his dinner plate for the fifth night in a room. A lot of people aren't comfortable with the idea tone I have not shy about death. Now I really just want my life and death to have meant something to have played a role in making the world a better place.

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