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Another struggling family

My husband and I both rely on our Social Security checks to survive. In addition, my husband has a small disability check for injuries received while he was serving in the military. I have a small retirement check from Delta Air Lines, my former employer. We must pay for our healthcare plans, taxes on our home, insurances, etc., etc. out of our seemingly shrinking monies. Our 34 year old son returned back home after his divorce. He has survived a deadly form of cancer and is enduring side effects from the treatment. Our grandson, who is almost 6, comes to our home since both parents share his custody. Even though we no longer have a mortgage, we struggle to pay the taxes every year. It is important that we keep our home. Even though I have not worked for many years I am trying to find a way to make some money preferably by working out of our home. Our story is not unique but we are among the many who are finding it increasingly difficult as we trudge through Life. Our political representatives seem to have NO CLUE as to the difficulties of the average person. They are too wealthy themselves and get too many special benefits for their positions.
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