Death isn’t just for the old, they kill the young too, P. was a 20-year-old vibrant young woman when she arrived at the prison. After a few months, she grew more fatigued and tired. For 5 months she begged Medical to take lab tests to find out what was wrong with her. They said: “we aren’t going to that expense for the flu.”
When she collapsed in the yard, she was finally taken to the hospital and diagnosed with terminal leukemia. Had she been treated earlier, her life could have been extended years.