chapter  20
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The Amazing Illness That Doesn't Exist

Not so long ago, at the time of this writing, the respected Wall Street Journal alleged in a prominent editorial that there was no such thing as chronic fatigue syndrome, and that CFIDS sufferers were in fact only trying to "make it much easier for people c1aiming to suffer from chronic fatigue [syndrome] to qualify for disability benefits."! Well, that most certainly couldn't have referred to me. Living in South Africa, I can safely say that, effectively, there are no Social Security benefits. And I should know.