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In the film Nomadland, older Americans roam the western U.S. in campers in search of work and a cheap place to live. One woman, one of the many actual retirees featured in the film, expresses shock that her Social Security benefits weren't enough to live on, despite her having worked "since I was 12."

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C.J. Marwitz

C.J. Marwitz is a writer and editor.