After the 1975 health fair In St. Charles, Virginia, the local health council worked tirelessly to build a permanent clinic. By 1976, that clinic had opened to the public. And over time, it grew into a network of 12 regional primary care clinics that serve over 20,000 people in rural southwestern Virginia. By a stroke of luck, a young film maker from the area, Herbe Smith, also a Vanderbilt student at the time, captured their voices in real time.
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