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Is saving a life worth $10? That's all that's being asked of us this Nov. 2 when we have the opportunity to pass a constitutional amendment that will create a $10 tag fee to help improve Georgia's trauma care system.
We've read that more than 700 people die in Georgia each year because they can't get the care they need in time. How is it even a debate when faced with the decision between $10 a year and the chance to save 700 lives?
Times are tough right now for a lot of Georgians. There's no denying that the request for more money is hard to swallow for a lot of us. But hopefully we can all agree that an extra $10 a year is a small price to pay to save a life.