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May 24, 2015

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Letter to the editor:

Social Security isn’t a handout

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I just wonder sometimes how the human mind works. I was furious at a letter writer who branded Social Security as a “handout from our federal government.” I and my employers paid into the system for some 55 years.

And, the “pittance” he mentions is merely a drop in the bucket to keep food on the table and pay bills for the elderly who worked hard to earn it as the cost of living continues to rise.

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