But I'm pretty sure there are more people than me that would pick coming to work tired over missing a day of work. Work puts a roof over your head...
And you have whole families, school children, living in homeless shelters.
The ones in shelters are lucky. I don't know numbers, but a great deal of our homeless don't even have that because their local governments either don't see it as a priority or don't have the means to provide homeless shelters. That is why tent cities have sprung up in many parts of the country.
Real Programmers don't write in FORTRAN. FORTRAN is for pipe stress freaks and crystallography weenies. FORTRAN is for wimp engineers who wear white socks.