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Kudos To The Social Security Administration (SSA) Office In Concord, N.H.

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Concord, N.H. SSA office at 70 Commercial St.

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by Anura Guruge


Credit where credit is deserved and due.

I made an appointment at the SSA Concord [NH] office, in 70 Commercial St., so that I could go an apply for my SSA pension now that I will turn 62 in September. Yes, of course I know that I could have applied online. But, if I applied online I needed to send my 62 year old birth certificate, issued in Ceylon, at the ‘Slave Island’ registry office, to Baltimore! You have to send the original or a certified copy. I HOPED that by applying in person, at an office, I might be able to hold onto my birth certificate. That was INDEED the case. So, it worked out exactly as I was hoping it would. Deanna was skeptical. But she had to admit that ‘it worked’.

This was the third time in 8 years that I have visited that SSA office. Each time I have been pleasantly surprised at their cordiality, courtesy and professionalism. Punctual too! I had a 10:30 appointment yesterday and I made sure to be early. You have to ‘punch in’, with your Social, when you arrive. So they knew I was there. They called me in 5 minutes early! That alone was impressive.

Very nice people. All three of my interactions with them have been superlative. I know people love to say unkind things about government workers BUT these folks really are trying to be nice and helpful. So lets give credit where credit is due. It was a pleasant experience. No hassle. Yes, they wanted a ton of additional paper that I now have to mail in — but that is fair.

Just wanted to let you know. IF you are in New Hampshire and you have to deal with the SSA do NOT hesitate in contacting the Concord office. They are very nice and will take care of you — WELL.

P.S., I am not trying to curry favor. I have paid into my SSA and I am now due. SMILE.


Queen Lays Poppies At Westminster Abbey Service, Sunday, May 10, 2015 For VE Day 70th Anniversary.

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by Anura Guruge


A FEW Related REMEMBRANCE posts:
>> VE Day 70th Memorial Flight.
>> VE Day 70th anniversary.

**/ Tower of London Poppy ARRIVED.
…. 20 other similar posts from November 2014.

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Click image to access YouTube video from SkyNews.


British pomp & pageantry, particularly when it involves the poignant red poppy, makes me so proud and resolute.

This was a BIG deal and I am glad that even 70 years later we are doing the right thing the right way.

Reflect, remember be proud. 


‘Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight’, Today, Sunday, May 10, 2015 For VE Day 70th Anniversary.

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by Anura Guruge


A FEW Related REMEMBRANCE posts:
>> VE Day 70th anniversary.

**/ Tower of London Poppy ARRIVED.        **/ Poppies Sold Out
…. 20 other similar posts from November 2014.

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Click to view SkyNews video at YouTube.


The mighty, lumbering Lancaster that played such a vital role in bringing the damn Germans to their knees could not participate in this flypast. So only 3 WW II era planes and you can see them in the above video.


Today The 70th Anniversary Of GLORIOUS WW II VE Day. Remember & Rejoice.

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A FEW Related REMEMBRANCE posts:
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Tower of London Poppy ARRIVED.        **/ Poppies Sold Out!

1/ Buying Tower of London poppy.        >> Boris Johnson selling poppies.
2/ The Tower of London poppies.          >> Canada’s Harper cancels China.
…. 20 other similar posts from November 2014.

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++++ Search for ‘Poppy’ using sidebar  >>>>


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MY MAN, Churchill, waving to the crowds in London with them ROARING back “It was YOUR victory” once he had told them that “It was YOUR victory”. THEY knew who had won the WAR for whom.

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From (of course) the U.K. Daily Mail (my favorite paper of all times). Click to ENLARGE and savor. The day after the Parliamentary Election. Beautiful site. So British. Makes me SO proud but also very homesick. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ushome/index.html


It is good that Google remembered
BUT how can THEY get it so, so wrong!

VE day, Victory Europe, was NOT, I repeat NOT,
the end of World War II.
The bloody Japanese still had to be subdued!
There was a bomb involved. Doesn’t Google know U.S. history?

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Google’s “Remembering WW II” online exhibition. Check it out. Do a Google and go to footnote.