Andrew Pridgen
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August 1, 2007
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Uninsured Carson man finds only frustration in quest for medical aid

Robert Coyle is 46 years old and - according to his cardiologist - may not live to see 47.

After suffering a minor heart attack earlier this year, Coyle, whose father died at age 45 from a heart attack, was diagnosed with severe blockage in two of his heart's valves.

Coyle's doctors said corrective surgery could get him back on his feet within two months, but that's not going to happen anytime soon.

Coyle, a plumber who worked his trade for more than a decade for a local company which did not provide health insurance, is looking for answers and …

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