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[My food stamps] went from $200 to $160, from $160 to $120 all because my disability income is greater than what others get. MoreSharron from Northampton, MA | Map
We drive on public roads...My kids go to public schools. We visit public libraries. MoreKaren from Danielsville, GA | Map
Every time Medicare/SS policy changes, what's available to my clients for their care and safety becomes less. MoreJanet from Cotati, CA | Map
I am a liver transplant survivor because of Medicare. MoreAllen from Portland, OR | Map
I have been on Social Security Disability since 2001... and I've been totally dependent on Medicaid and Medicare to cover the costs of major medical problems that scarred me since birth. MoreMartin from Cortland, NY | Map
I was the first generation of my family to go to college, thanks to Social Security Survivors benefits. I received a monthly check since age 6 when my mother died. MoreTerry from Albuquerque, NM | Map
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