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    Default Disabilty APPROVED!

    It took a year but today I was APPROVED for SS! As of this moment SSI (which covers medicaid until my medicare starts in two years) is still pending but at least I know we no longer have to live on $300 a month!!

    Thanks to all of you that have kept me sane during this past year. I love each and every one of you!
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    Thats great =) good news is always wonderful. I'm glad you have one less thing to worry about!
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    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Im glad for you : )

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    YEA Mari!!!! What a relief!! I'm so glad you can finally get the care you need and not have to worry as much. Living on SSA is hard but it's doable and knowing how much you'll have every month really does remove a lot of stress.

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    It's been a long time coming Mari. Finally! I am so happy to hear this!

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    Thanks everyone! I took my daughter to the doctor today and for the first time I wasn't freaking out because I had to use that 25 bucks! I am still waiting to find out about the Medicaid and SSI which will give me some insurance type of coverage but I got this victory and I am going to enjoy it today!
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    This is such FANTASTIC NEWS!!!!

    I have no idea how you guys cope over in the US. At least now that is one more thing you don't need to worry about
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    Mari,
    What wonderful news! After living on so little for so long, it has to be a relief to have a bit more money! I'm so happy for you!
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    Marla

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    Hi Mari,

    I am so happy for you. You must feel like a ton of bricks have been lifted of your shoulders.

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    WOOHOOOOO yay thats fantastic new congrats tgal xxxxx

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