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<<<Can she claim ss based on his income? I say no because he isn't old enough but others say yea. Anyone?>>>

"Yes, yes, she can."

OP was correct. The answer is yes, eventually, but not currently because of the spouse's age.

From your cited source:

"Even if he or she has never worked under Social Security, your spouse may be able to get benefits if he or she is at least 62 years of age and you are receiving or eligible for retirement or disability benefits.

The OP's B-I-L is not age to receive or be eligible for retirement benefits. We do not have enough information to know regarding disability, but I presume not.

Regards, JAFO
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