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Comic Book Will Explain Health Care Overhaul

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Comic Book Will Explain Health Care Overhaul

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Comic Book Will Explain Health Care Overhaul

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MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, an adviser to President Barack Obama, is turning to comic books to help make the pitch for the administration's embattled health care law.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Critics have made a villain out of what they call Obamacare. So while it won't feature superheroes defending the new health care law, a comic book will soon be out to explain it. Jonathan Gruber is an MIT health economist who worked on the health overhaul. He says his children gave him the idea of walking people through the complicated layers of the new law. And perhaps he'll be able to show how the bill could transform health care in a single bound.

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