Category Archives: Hunger

The High Cost of Living

You’d have to be a (non-driving, non-car owning) New Yorker to not notice the rising cost of gas these days.  Around here the cheapest gas (the hunt around /drive out of your way station) is around $4.17 per gallon.  More … Continue reading

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Hands Across America, Pt. 2

They can no longer pay the rent, have signed up for food stamps, and are bouncing from home to home, staying with relatives. “It’s taken a toll on us. We’ve split up twice since this happened. We’re just now starting … Continue reading

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