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Do twins get social security numbers that are consecutive?

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Do twins get social security numbers that are consecutive?
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Decades ago this was possible but not necessary today because of technology. The EAB program today sends numbers at random as reported here in detail:

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

how where they assigned decades ago- did siblings get consecutive numbers?


Since the SSA keeps these types of things confidential, a study was done by an administrator that from his research determined that around 14 percent of the time were numbers were consecutive.
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