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Many Americans Still Struggling to Feed Their Families

USDA data tells us that 22.7 percent of children under the age of six are living in food insecure households. Almost a quarter of young children in the U.S. could suffer these lifelong impacts.  This becomes especially noticeable upon arrival at kindergarten where children who suffer food insecurity are likely to be unprepared and may never catch up. Watch an interview with Dr. Chilton about food insecurity on Moyers & Company.


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