Struggling Families Depend More on School Lunches
For a couple tight weeks after taking in her sixth-grade stepson, Lisa Lewis fretted about how to pay for his school lunches.
Unable to find a full-time job, the 37-year-old works part-time at a Kansas City, Kan., daycare, earning minimum wage. On that money alone, she supports herself, her unemployed husband, her stepson and her 11th-grade son.
"I sometimes cry myself to sleep wondering how I am going to keep my family fed and things like that," Lewis said. "I'm...
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