POLITICS
08/14/2013 11:56 am ET

Social Security Was Signed By FDR 78 Years Ago Today. Here's Why It's Still So Important.

Happy birthday, Social Security! You entered this world 78 years ago, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. Since then, you've changed millions of people's lives and kept millions of grandparents out of poverty. Here's just part of the reason you're still so important:

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