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Days Of Old

April 11, 1993

I'm a retiree, an AARP member and in my sixties. D'Antonio is right when he says America's elderly receive more than their share of the nation's financial goodies. I hope the Clinton Administration has the guts to fight the AARP stance and propose some kind of need-related limits to the Social Security windfalls. I must admit that I don't need my $139 a month Social Security check. I would gladly give it up if others like me were required to do the same.

ANNE G. PHILLIPS

San Luis Obispo

Editor's note: The magazine received more than 100 letters responding to "The New Generation Gap." Most were from senior citizens defending their entitlements, with a small number from baby boomers expressing their plight.

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