“Helping the Youth” —New York resident, cashier— I don’t really talk about this poverty or public assistance with other people. The only exception would be with a small group from church. We have worked with a Kindergarten class in an … Continue reading

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Struggling with Addiction —Alamance County, NC, aid recipient— I’ve always been a working mother. I always worked in the healthcare center. I’m a nursing assistant and currently I lost my job due to family… I’m just going to say, problems. … Continue reading

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Alamance County. Aid recipient.
Illness and Domestic Violence
I wasn’t able to work. With me, what was going on, I wasn’t able to work, with my health and transportation and other things set me back. And I had a personal… I was living with someone. I had a bad relationship problem too, and I lost everything I had. Continue reading

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