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Re: [IP] Bethlehem Steel Insurance woes


I see you have the cosmo pump.  How do you like yours??  do you use the
software to link to the computer?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sue" <email @ redacted>
To: "Insulin Pumpers" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, February 07, 2003 9:14 PM
Subject: [IP] Bethlehem Steel Insurance woes

> My husband is retired from Bethlehem Steel and according to the evening
> tonight, our "guaranteed" lifetime health and life insurance has gone out
> the window. At the moment, we are not dependent upon it. He was took
> retirement after 30 years but was too young (as were our children) to
> completely retire. We do have very good insurance through his current
> employer but once he leaves there we had intended to rejoin the Beth Steel
> retirees insurance program which we had been told we could always do no
> questions asked.
> What a few years ago look like a promising retirement for us is really
> hitting the skids between the downturn in the stock market and this
> insurance problem not to mention all the restricted stock we had in
> Bethlehem Steel that could not be cashed until 2007. Might as well light a
> fire with those certificates. Poor guy worked many years from 5 am to 7 or
> pm five days a week and many weekend hours to boot just to get booted. I
> sure we will be better off than most of the world's population but it sure
> is a kick in the rear.
> Sue (Memphis)
> Dx 01/29/02
> Cozmo Pumping 01/07/03
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