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Poor public transit hard on Latinos, report finds

Employment and appointments suffer

Sixty-three-year-old Terrie Cherry, a primary care attendant, crisscrosses Worcester up to seven times a day on the local buses to reach her patients.

She rides Route 6 in the morning, and if the bus is late, as it was twice last week, so are the elderly and patients she helps care for when she prepares them for doctor’s appointments.

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