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Social Security
used in The Chocolate War

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Definition
generally thought of as the U.S. retirement income that is funded through payroll taxes (though social security legislation includes many other programs that provide a safety net for Americans)
  • Mrs. Connors next to the dry cleaners had told him to come back at the end of the month when her Social Security check came from the government but he didn't have the heart to tell her that it would probably be too late by then.
    Chapter 21 (1% in)

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