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  •  My grandfather was a pediatrician who had... (2+ / 0-)
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    a teaching position at the medical school in Buffalo during the Depression. Consequently he could afford a grand house with a full-time staff including a maid, a cook, and a gardener for his 1/2 acre place at the edge of the city.

    By all accounts he was a reasonably kind employer. But he also loathed FDR with every fiber of his being until the end of his life for "ruining" America with Social Security. Evidently he liked his hired help desperate and hungry.

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