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Overtime, new computer system put sizable dent in VA benefits backlog

Edwin Del Rio waited two years for the Department of Veterans Affairs to resolve his disability claim. When he received a $31,000 retroactive benefits check, he used some of it to buy a new electric guitar and pay off debt.

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