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Food Stamps at Record Highs in US

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 29, 2009 @ 11:30 am In Markets | Comments Disabled

The number of food stamp recipients has climbed by about 10 million over the past two years, resulting in a program that now feeds 1 in 8 Americans and nearly 1 in 4 children.

Food Stamp Usage Across the Country

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Food stamps USA [1]

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Source:
Across U.S., Food Stamp Use Soars and Stigma Fades [2]
JASON DePARLE and ROBERT GEBELOFF
NYT, November 28, 2009

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/29/us/29foodstamps.html


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[1] Image: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/11/28/us/20091128-foodstamps.html

[2] Across U.S., Food Stamp Use Soars and Stigma Fades: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/29/us/29foodstamps.html

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