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Live Vet's Widow Convinces Va She Is Not Dead


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"When the first of several U.S. Veterans Affairs condolence letters about the death of Mary Ann Clough arrived at the Hampton at Clearwater senior housing complex before Christmas, no one was more distraught than Mary Ann Clough.

The 86-year old was certain that she wasn't dead.

But, it took some doing to convince VA staffers, who by that time, had cut off her benefits as as the widow of a deceased Vietnam veteran who died in 1997.

Not only did the VA cutoff her monthly stipends, but so did the Social Security Administration. Both of those agencies also reached into Clough's bank accounts and took back months worth of benefits, since they were sure she'd died in August. Clough believes they confused her with the second wife of her first husband whose first name was Mary."

http://www.wfla.com/story/28034764/va-prematurely-kills-another-tampa-bay-beneficiary

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Wow, you can't make up stuff like this

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Social Security did that to my Father in Law and it took almost a year to get his money back. Not many seniors can take a hit like that.

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