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Annmarie Desravines didn't take phone calls from family, cried "at the drop of a dime," and said she was barely getting up in time for the first of her two part-time jobs as a cook.
After she lost her health insurance and then was diagnosed with lupus, "I got to the point of where I would go to work, come home and get in my bed. I didn't want to eat. I didn't want to drink. I didn't want to...