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Old Yesterday, 03:04 AM
 
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Generate income.

You can type, drive, etc.... You CAN make money.

Whether it's a wall Mart door greeter or what.

I know a guy who gets SSDI due to his COPD. He can barely walk across a room, but he started making pottery.
Makes a few hundred a month.

Something many people do is buy and sell things.
I know a retired couple that go to yard sales and auctions and then sell in their booth in a junkteak store.
Gets them a few hundred a month.

Coins, guns, computers, tools, cars etc.

When I was a kid we lived in a house my dad built on land my parents bought from a guy who broke his neck wrestling in college.
He could move one finger a little. Had a pencil taped to it so he could dial a phone.
He made a living with real estate.

I am medically retired from the USMC, so I have a clue.
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Old Today, 03:43 AM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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For the record, I posted a topic in the Work forum so you can read that if you want. But to basically sum it up, I am 33 and have a physical disability and get SSI. I have never had a job and although I do live in my own apartment, all my SSI goes to my apartments rent, my dad who is 66 pays all my other bills and gives me extra money for other things I need.

I live in Oklahoma and have been told to contact various organizations for help, and I have but they've been of no help at all, may as well just tell me I'm screwed. Just not sure what to do long-term.
I am curious -- what do you do all day?

And you say you are disabled, ok - but how? Are you able to do anything, move around, etc....
Need more information.
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Old Today, 05:56 AM
 
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Per other posts physically disabled for the last three years and a smoker.
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