06 Aug '11, 11am

Record 1 in 5 Americans Now Needs Food Stamps | Care2 Causes

It is funny they say 1 in 5 because I never meet anyone else who is on them =-unless they don't want to say it. And of course, make me feel llike a loser for being on them. Some people have this steroetype of people on food stamps - that they are all lazy worthless drug users - so unfair. Beleive me, I would rather be working - my whole life is on hold because their are no jobs. And the food stamp they give me aren't enough to make it through the month - I have to count pennies on the card and in the last two weeks I am always going through my food to figure if I will have enough -and I hardly eat anything!!! Food prices have gone up so I can't buy as much as I did when I first started getting them. I live in a big city where food is more expensive - of course, I do shop at the more "high end" store (Whole foods) but that is because I have a special diet being a vegan and ...

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