An inside perspective on poverty

A friend posted this article on facebook today, entitled “This is Why Poor People’s Bad Decisions Make Perfect Sense.” It is a painfully honest account of what life is like for those barely scraping by. The author stares prejudice in the face and dares it to give a truer account.

I am an extremely privileged person, and I strongly believe that stories and perspectives like this one are crucial to remind me and other privileged people of the lives and difficulties of people different than ourselves.

What are your thoughts?


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