Taylor Sisk is a writer, editor, researcher, producer and documentary filmmaker. He has served as a managing and contributing editor of The Carrboro Citizen and an associate and contributing editor of the Independent Weekly, and has contributed to a wide range of publications, including North Carolina Health News, Duke Magazine, Earth Island Journal and the Charlotte Observer. Since 2018, Taylor has been a health care editor and reporter for 100 Days In Appalachia. wrote this article for 100 Days in Appalachia.