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Social Security remains vital for rural seniors

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Even after breaking a hip that still has her laid up, 83-year-old Barbara Lovaasen of Vergas is irrepressibly cheerful.

At the physical-therapy center where she spent 18 days following emergency surgery, she organized movie night and persuaded administrators to allow patients to eat together, family-style, so they could chat. Until her accident, Barbara worked 20-plus hours a week as special-education aide in Perham; she expects to resume those duties once recovered.

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