My Story With ‘Ask Dr. Renee’: “I Am Eric Garner” #ICantBreathe

Dr. Renee WHITE COAT HS Frame head only“I can’t breathe.”

I watched the video of Eric Garner and I felt for him because as a lifelong asthmatic I have said those three words more times than I can remember. Here was a man who was placed in a chokehold and said he couldn’t breathe and nothing was done to help him.

Anyone that knows me knows I steer clear of political discussions. But I watched the video of Eric Garner and I recall an incident when I was basically in a “chokehold” by the police.

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