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Subject:  Re: Elder suicides rising in Korea Date:  2/17/2013  5:47 PM
Author:  telegraph Number:  47949 of 58865

"One remarkable sight in the shipyard was the crew of several hundred old women with brooms who paraded through the yard cleaning the pavement. Apparently they were the widows of shipyard workers killed on the job and were put to work to "earn" their survivor benefits such as they were."


Probably good for them. Exercise, and a social gathering.

and did you find out if they were under 65? bet not.....so they had a job, right?

Unlike 12 million now on unemployment and another 10 million on early retirement SS disability now in the USA......most of whom are fit enough to work doing something......


t.
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