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Poverty

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'...Feeling ashamed when my dad can't get a job'

'...Pretending that you forgot your lunch'

'...Being teased for the way you are dressed'

'...Being afraid to tell your mom you need gym shoes'

'...Hiding your feet so the teacher won't get cross

When you don't have boots'

 

Entry #60

Comments

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justxploringComment by justxploring - May 10, 2007, 11:46 pm
Yes. Most people don't realize how many children in this country live in poverty. I'm not sure if anyone really knows.   I know we need to help people all over the world and be compassionate, but our government should be concentrating on the needy right in our own back yard.

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justxploringComment by justxploring - May 10, 2007, 11:47 pm
I just remembered you live in Canada, but the idea is still the same.

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