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I an a 28 year old married father of 2. My wife works 2nd shift and I work 1st to save on child care. I work 60-70 hours a week, 7 DAYS A WEEK! Even with the overtime, I cannot afford health or dental insurance (It would cost me 60 dollars a week for myself, 90 a week to cover my children). My wife and children have insurance through her employer. I have not had a day off or seen my wife in a month and a half (Just found out today, probably another 3 weeks before I might get a day off for Thanksgiving). But we get our bills paid. We are lucky. My teeth are rotting out. I have not seen a doctor in 4 years. WE ARE THE 99%.
P.S. We do not live beyond our means. My car is 13 years old, and my wifes is 12. We live in a 2 bedroom trailer. Our kids dont starve. Like I said, we are lucky.