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More Seniors Becoming Uber, Lyft Drivers In Retirement

Craig Mitchell, 63, makes about $700 a week driving an Uber near Indianapolis while his wife is at work. "I have five daughters and I used to tell them, 'Don't talk to strangers or get into a stranger's car.' Now I pick up strangers and talk to them for a living," he said. Mitchell is part of a growing number of seniors driving for ride-hailing apps, such as Uber and Lyft, to supplement their retirement income.
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