Remote Area Medical, others provide health care for area homeless

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- For the second year in a row, Knoxville based Remote Area Medical continue it's mission underneath a downtown Knoxville bridge.

Hundreds lined up to receive free vision, medical and dental care at a sport under I-40.

Teaming up with RAM for this latest clinic was Lost Sheep Ministries and folks from other agencies.

Tari Phillips says she's grateful for the free care. She needs new glasses before she heads back to school, hoping to get a good job.

Remote Area Medical's founder Stan Brock says this is a good way to help those who "fall through the cracks."

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