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Life Before Social Security

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Life Before Social Security

Social Security Debate

Life Before Social Security

Life Before Social Security

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Many believe that Social Security helped eliminate poverty among the elderly. But existence without the program wasn't necessarily all that terrible. A look at what life was like before Social Security was created.