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News To Know: Hunger Rate Amongst Children Grows

According to the Agriculture Department's annual study on food security, hunger rates for American children have reached there highest point since 1998. In fact, the number of children who have experienced major disruptions in their food supply increased 50% in the last year alone. In all, over 36 million Americans went hungry at some point in the last year. I know the economy is in bad shape right now, but there's no excuse for people in this country to be unable to get enough food. Just one more problem to throw on the to-do list for President-Elect Obama.

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