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Sandra King Young runs Medicaid in American Samoa, a U.S. territory that faces dramatic funding cuts to islanders' health care unless Congress acts. "This is the United States' shame in the islands," she says. Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR hide caption

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America's 'Shame': Medicaid Funding Slashed In U.S. Territories

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"It was a sobering experience. I knew it was bad, but until you see it — I wasn't prepared for it, to be honest with you," Kenny Chesney says. Allister Ann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kenny Chesney's Love Note To Caribbean After Disaster: It's About The Moving Forward

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The Virgin Islands is home to more than 106,000 Americans. More than 33,000 people, which is over a third of the U.S. territory's population, are still awaiting help from FEMA. Ken Thomas/AP hide caption

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Storm damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 12 in Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Caribbean Buzz Helicopters via AP hide caption

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