U.S. poverty rate remains at 15 percent

Sep 13, 2012 Full story: Whittier Daily News

Maria Covarrubias, left, and her sister-in-law Claudia Sanchez holding her 19-month-old daughter Kimberly Covarrubias receive bags of food which they get monthly at the Monument Crisis Center in Concord, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept.

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“Vote Republican”

Since: Aug 08

Wyandanch, NY

#1 Sep 13, 2012
This saddens me. As someone who grew up in poverty, got a public education, a higher education, and now earns 6 figures. I find it so troubling that we have people who repeat the cycle of poverty. I wish I had an answer.

Since: Sep 12

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#2 Sep 14, 2012
Still, There are so many people who are not able even to collect a single time food.

“Vote Republican”

Since: Aug 08

Wyandanch, NY

#3 Sep 14, 2012
The Bible teaches that the poor will always be amongst us. I help feed the homeless in downtown Charlotte on Sunday mornings. Many of them are mentally ill, I get that. But, for the others, I am really lost.

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