ADVANCE FOR THURSDAY OCT. 18 -- Wilna Alexander, 54, a part-time cook for a midtown Jackson, Miss., community services operation, and one of an estimated 476,000 uninsured Mississippi

 

              ADVANCE FOR THURSDAY OCT. 18 --   Wilna Alexander, 54, a part-time cook for a midtown Jackson, Miss., community services operation, and one of an estimated 476,000 uninsured Mississippi
ADVANCE FOR THURSDAY OCT. 18 -- Wilna Alexander, 54, a part-time cook for a midtown Jackson, Miss., community services operation, and one of an estimated 476,000 uninsured Mississippians, cleans up after preparing the batter for a baked dessert for a pre-school center and a senior citizens meal program, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. She said she was on Medicaid, but lost the coverage more than two years ago when she began working. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)