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Food stamps should be reserved for the elderly

Feb. 18, 2013 at 6:02 p.m.
Updated Feb. 17, 2013 at 8:18 p.m.


Editor, the Advocate:

In my opinion, the only ones who should receive food stamps are the elderly. They have paid their dues. Most are on very expensive medication, and their Social Security benefits, well, that's a joke. If so many are on food stamps, then why are there so many hungry children? Well, a lot of times the stamps are sold; it's not hearsay, I know for a fact.

If you can't afford a lot of children, don't have them.

I have never received government assistance and don't plan on ever applying for it. If we don't have the money, we do without.

Frances Gaona, Victoria

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