A recent episode of Nick News did a story on the rural poor in America. The story shows children that even with the economic recession is making many more people poor, there have been people dealing with it for a long time. Nickelodeon doesn't allow embedding of the video, but you can find the link below. This would be a good video to show children it they haven't caught it already.
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