Personal Essay

'You want to see a miracle?' How Canada spared my dad from the worst of Parkinson's

On coming to appreciate the imperfect but important Canadian health care system

Jennifer McCartney can draw a direct line from Tommy Douglas and Michael J. Fox to her father's relatively high quality of life. (Jennifer McCartney)

About the Author

Jennifer McCartney

Jennifer McCartney is a New York Times bestselling author. She has written five books and her work has appeared in the Atlantic, Teen Vogue, Vice and on BBC Radio 4. She is originally from Hamilton, Ontario and lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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