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Long Waits And Long Odds For Those Who Need Social Security Disability

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Social Security Data Errors Can Turn People Into The Living Dead

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A watchdog review of the Social Security Administration found approximately 6.5 million Social Security numbers linked to people 112 years of age or older. iStockphoto hide caption

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