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Pullman Planned Parenthood patients support rebuild

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Following a fire, the Pullman Planned Parenthood is still unusable. Following a fire, the Pullman Planned Parenthood is still unusable.
PULLMAN, Wash. -

"I think we need the Planned Parenthood," said Jennifer Murray, who lives in Pullman and is a long time Planned Parenthood patient.

"I don't just go there when I can't afford other care," she said. "I go there because they provide really good services."

She needed those services a few weeks ago - specially, the day before Pullman's Planned Parenthood was lit on fire.

"I had called to make an appointment for a breast exam, I had discovered a lump on my breast" she said. "The kind of thing I needed to get screened quickly. I came into work on Friday morning and learned someone had burned it down."

"Someone with whatever reason they thought they had took away something I really needed, right then," she explained.

Jennifer had to trek to Spokane Valley to find out to find out she was healthy - no cancer.

And now, she's anxiously awaiting Planned Parenthood's return to Pullman.

"I've never had anyone there try to convince me of anything ever," she said. "There aren't so many providers in this area that we can lose one."

There will be a temporary Planned Parenthood location opening on October 12 on 745 Grand in Pullman until the original building is repaired.

The Pullman Police are still looking for person responsible for purposefully starting this fire. 

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