No. 95-1520.

64 F.3d 335 (1995)

Rosie WILDER, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Shirley S. CHATER, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided August 29, 1995.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Barry A. Schultz (argued), Schultz & Winick, Chicago, IL, for plaintiff-appellant.

Carole J. Kohn (argued), Dept. of Health and Human Services, Region V, Office of the General Counsel, Thomas P. Walsh, Asst. U.S. Atty., Civ. Div., Chicago, IL, for defendants-appellees.

Before POSNER, Chief Judge, and BAUER and KANNE, Circuit Judges.

POSNER, Chief Judge.

This is an appeal from a denial of social security disability benefits. The facts are unusual. In August 1986, Rosie Wilder, who was then 47 years old, was employed as an armed, uniformed security guard in a retirement home. That month, she won $2 million in the Illinois lottery, payable at the rate of $81,000 a year (the rest being withheld, we assume, for income tax). Later that month she quit her job, and she has not worked since. In the same...

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