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A group of legal prostitutes in the Netherlands began a campaign in December to have their occupation officially termed so dangerous and physically challenging that they should be allowed (as soccer players are) to save in tax-free pension funds. They carry out "difficult physical work," their lawyer said, and their careers are likewise short-lived — much better-suited for the young. And, he pointed out, prostitutes are not able, post-career, to earn money coaching or by endorsements.

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