This advocacy mission was inspired by her husband's struggle to get appropriate care during eleven weeks of continuous hospitalization at five facilities. After his death, she began painting a large mural entitled "73 cents." This piece -- on display in Washington, DC -- and depicts the Holliday family's journey through the medical system and their desperate attempt to access his medical record. The painting became part of the national healthcare debate and was featured on BBC, CNN, CBS, AOL and the Voice of America. The Washington Post and many international newspapers reported on this painting during its completion in the fall of 2009."
.@ReginaHolliday"please please take my apples!" ;) Your prez was brilliant! http://t.co/oCnOe47UEW #TheWalkingGallery pic.twitter.com/ELZqU19Ztr
— CATHERINE COSTE (@cathcoste) May 20, 2014