Man, 87, Searches for Job to Pay for Wife's Medical Bills: 'He's a Very Good Man', She Says

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PEOPLE.com—To help pay for his wife’s mounting medical bills, Robert Blocksom is looking to come out of retirement. But instead of selling pensions and helping others with their financial planning as he had done for so many years, the 87-year-old is aiming to hit the road as a truck driver. “I got a little bit of everything, but mostly I can’t walk very well, and I’ve had some breast cancer,” Robert’s wife, Jelaine Blocksom, tells PEOPLE. “I’ve just been diagnosed with asthma, so I’m having problems...

He’s 87 and looking to be a trucker so he can afford his sick wife’s medical bills. Robert Blocksom, 87, plans to come out of retirement and take truck driving classes so that he can get a job as a trucker. He has been looking for a job so that he can help pay his sick wife’s medical bills.