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        Social Security Opens to Survivors of Same-Sex Couples Who Could Not Marry

       Paula Span
       Mon, January 24, 2022, 4:41 AM

       New York Times article posted in Yahoo News
https://www.yahoo.com/news/social-security-opens-survivors-same-124134984.html

Below is an excerpt from the article, to read the entire article click the Yahoo News link above:
The Social Security Administration now allows gay men and lesbians to receive survivor’s benefits if they can show that they were in a committed relationship and would have married had that been possible. The change could mean greater economic protection for a population with higher poverty rates than American adults overall.
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That's welcome news, thanks for sharing!  :)
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