Meet Bethany.

Two years ago, when Bethany Wilkerson was born with a serious heart problem, private insurance wouldn’t help her. Without SCHIP, Bethany might not be here today. Watch the new SCHIP ad:

The last SCHIP family to go public about the value of the health insurance program — the Frosts — was smeared by the right wing. The Wilkersons said today they aren’t scared of the attacks that may come against them:

The Wilkersons said they are fully aware of the possibility that their finances and personal lives may be investigated by opponents of the SCHIP bill.


“We rent a house, we have one car that is a junker. Let them dig away,” Bo Wilkerson said. “I have $67 in my checking account. Does that answer your question?”