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Juanita Alvarado (right), a community health worker at the Transitions Clinic in San Francisco, helps a patient. courtesy of Transitions Clinic hide caption

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Health Care Can Be Key To A Better Life For Former Inmates

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One hospital is offering health insurance plans on the California's exchange specifically for the Chinese community. Sarah Varney/NPR hide caption

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A view from above of the wreckage after Asiana Flight 214 crashed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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The wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 on the runway at San Francisco International Airport last July. National Transportation Safety Board/Getty Images hide caption

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Two employees of Alicia's Tamales los Mayas prepare tamales in the La Cocina industrial kitchen. Alicia Villanueva, the owner, and her team produce 3,000 to 5,000 tamales every week to sell in the Bay Area. Courtesy of La Cocina hide caption

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