• 07:40:03 pm on March 19, 2010 | 0
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    Woman is living proof that she’s not dead

    Being dead can be a real drag, especially if you’re alive.

    Just ask Doris Temple, 85, a Navy veteran who learned in January that the government had declared her deceased. Strongly suspecting an error, she protested, but not before she lost her health insurance and thousands of dollars in income – Social Security benefits as well as private insurance and pension payments.

    All the while, she got letters addressed to “the estate of Doris Temple,” some of which included condolences. And when she tried to rent a Walnut Creek apartment last month, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. wouldn’t hook up her utilities because, as a corpse, she had a lousy credit score.

    Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/19/MNAI1CI0SC.DTL&nopu=1#ixzz0ieYdyNjx

    read more http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/19/MNAI1CI0SC.DTL&nopu=1


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