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‘It’s not easy being poor’

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“Searching for financial records from 2018 in the dungeon, the descriptive name given to a storage room at The Salvation Army in Canton, I came across a stack of 3×5 cards, carefully printed on both sides and each containing a brief snapshot of a life in crisis. In 1991, as Ronald was traveling from Boston to Denver as a stow-away, he was removed from the train in Canton. The next year, Henry was heading to the Carolinas in search of a good job. The next card noted that government agents were after Tim, and his erratic behavior required a referral for a mental health assessment”

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