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Unread 04-16-2017, 05:29 PM   #1
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I find there is stigma that elder folks don't have enough money to pay for the groceries once they're in line; and that they are going to be asking some other person in line for monetary assistance.
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personally, i have never seen that... what makes you suspect such a thing ?
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Did someone react to you like that recently? I haven't had it happen to me, either. Maybe it's more likely in different regions of the country, too?
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I have never heard of this stigma before personally.

What I have heard of (and seen a few times) is when an older person will pay with small change and take quite a while to pay, but I have never seen it where they don't have the money. That's a big difference.
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