Monday, October 29, 2012

Audio: An American single parent in Poverty

WBEZ in Chicago has this great profile on a single mother living below the poverty line. Children born to single mothers are four times likely to live in poverty. In this story, the single parent Sarah reveals how sometimes minimum wage work doesn't pay when you need to pay for daycare. In part two, we learn of how juggling the many government programs can seem like a full time job in itself.

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