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January 2008 Issue:

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Why is there hunger in the midst of plenty?

"Mama, I'm hungry!" is a heartbreaking cry when there is no food available. That painful phrase is heard more and more often in America.
      
How is it that in the richest country in the world, more than 35.5 million people lived in households struggling against hunger in 2006? This is an increase of more than 300,000 compared to the year before. Consistent with our history, 21.8 percent of Black households and 19.5 percent of Hispanic households were listed in the "worst off" category. That is to say that there was not enough money to feed the household.

 

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