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I Have a Disability Due to a Lower Back Injury

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    I was a nurse for 18 years at that time I ended up severly injuring my lower back.This year the Dr said my spine is falling apart I suffer from chronic pain.I just got approved for Disability so my finaces will finally be back on track.I also have a 5 year old son.I am afraid of...
    Tigress Tigress 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2007

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