The Pension Plan by Jerry Hooten
Approx. 15,910 words.
Published on August 9, 2011.
75 yrs old. Korean War Vet. Retired. Suffers from Arthritis. Widower: Wife Ruby, deceased after fighting cancer for 10years. Treatments and doctor bills took all their finances. Had to take out a second mortgage. Retirement package was invested in company bonds that went belly up, now tries to get by on Social Security. Drives 10 year old pickup truck. Balding on top, brown eyes. Still