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33. not the ones who needed help but the ones who were abusing help
There were a number of people portrayed at the time as abusing the system. They were collecting while having cars and boats and other homes. They did not really need the help.

Unfortunately, as I said, I was duped. what actually happened is they took money and funds away from those who DID need help. The help for Children was taken away... what was AFDAC or something like that.

As I recall that, my neighbor was on that for her child. She was not abusing the system. I would actually help her out. When that ended, and she mentioned it and the hardship, again, I never put two and two together that it was from Ronald Reagan policies. Again, she didn't mention that either.

It is clearer now how one thing led to something else. The actions on one issue affected issues in different areas.

I was clueless. As many are today. I have changed as I am sure others have.

Since, you jumped on me, my suggestion is to go out and make sure the clueless of today are educated so that the same thing does not happen today.

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