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Subject:  Re: Help! My Social Security is in Lucent Date:  7/27/2001  9:18 AM
Author:  dgthepiper Number:  46571 of 756952

We are a nation of risk-takers. Social Security was created so that when we finally get old and retire we will have something to live on after a lifetime of rolling the dice. For those of us who succeed, well done making it work. For those who do not, for whatever economic or social reason, that's what the Social Security fund is for.

I wonder what planet the author is from!

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