AVA: My daughter Merideth has chronic epilepsy. She was 6 months old when she had her first seizure. It's incredibly expensive, not all medications are covered by insurance.
BAER: When Brian Mast voted to take away protections for people with pre-existing conditions, how did that make you feel?
AVA: It hurt because every family has a Meredith.
BAER: What keeps you fighting every day?
AVA: Look at that face.
BAER: A face to fight for.
AVA: It is a face to fight for.
BAER: I'm Lauren Baer and I approve this message.