Poor and Unfortunate

Food Banks Sound the Alarm as Drought Crunches Government Supplies

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The nation's food banks are raising the alarm as the holiday season gets into full swing.  As demand for food assistance - unrelenting as the U.S. economy slowly recovers from the worst recession since the Great Depression - ticks higher during the winter holidays.  The summer's crop-damaging weather in the U.S. farm belt has driven up costs for everything from grain to beef. 

Read it at Reuters


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