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The (Delaware) News Journal

Social Security disability claims denied more often in Delaware

Pain has cut short the work lives of hundreds of people in Delaware. Edna Jopson drove a school bus and waited tables but now wakes in the morning just long enough to take pain-killers and go back to bed. Joe Jones rehabilitated houses until stopped by back trouble, knee surgery and schizophrenia. Myrna Gonzalez taught preschool before knotted shoulder muscles, osteoporosis, debilitating headaches, slipped discs, diabetes and myriad other health problems made that impossible.