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Family Tastes Life on Food Assistancei
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Steve Baragona
December 10, 2012 4:13 PM
A record number of Americans - 47 million people, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture - rely on government assistance to keep from going hungry.The program provides a small stipend for food, but warding off hunger can be challenging on such a tight budget. VOA's Steve Baragona visited one family that gave it a try.

Family Tastes Life on Food Assistance

Published December 10, 2012

A record number of Americans - 47 million people, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture - rely on government assistance to keep from going hungry.The program provides a small stipend for food, but warding off hunger can be challenging on such a tight budget. VOA's Steve Baragona visited one family that gave it a try.