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English Reading Practice – Social Security
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Jimmy works for a big construction
. He helps to build roads and parking
day, Jimmy falls off his tractor and gets
. He breaks his leg.
After a few weeks,
's leg heals, but it still does not work
way he needs it to. He is still
Because of this, Jimmy cannot
to work. This makes it difficult for him to make
and to provide for his family. Without his
, he cannot pay rent or buy food.
social security, Jimmy can do something about his
. His social security provides Jimmy with a therapist. Jimmy
this therapist five days each week. The
teaches Jimmy how to do his job with
leg. They do special exercises that help Jimmy’s
Jimmy is so
for this opportunity. He
hard to rebuild his skills and his muscles.
a few months, he is back to work
is able to provide for his family again.