1in8.


One in eight Americans lives below the poverty line. And here’s a great quote
Every day, more Americans realize that poverty affects their neighbors, their co-workers, their children’s classmates. Remember “suburban soccer moms,” those much-desired swing voters in the 2000 election? Well, many of them are now struggling to make the payments on their minivans and driving to low-paying jobs, not the country club.

1in8. I suppose I will see at least 8 poor people tomorrow, and that’s if I can manage to see just 64 people throughout the entire day. For all I know…I’m 1in8…

…50 million are one illness, one lay-off, one stroke of bad luck away from becoming poor.

make poverty history

Oxfam

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One thought on “1in8.

  1. It’s sad that it’s come to this. Fewer and fewer of us make a living, as the rich get ever richer…

    The scientifically impossible I do right away
    The spiritually miraculous takes a bit longer

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