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An Oklahoma City family’s fight over insurance heads to Twitter

Lorelei Decker, an 18-year-old Oklahoma City resident, and her family started a Twitter campaign to fight Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma’s decision to deny a cancer therapy that the family says would save Decker’s life.

BY JACLYN COSGROVE Modified: March 6, 2013 at 11:49 pm •  Published: March 7, 2013
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It started with a 131-character tweet sent Tuesday afternoon.

“All hell’s about to break loose. BCBS DENIED Lorelei’s transplant. No words for how angry I am. I guess it’s cheaper to let her die,” Andrea Decker said via Twitter.

Decker’s frustrated...
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