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Michigan Radio Series On The Challenges Of The Working Poor In Michigan

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Life is difficult for the working poor (Spencer Platt, Getty Images).
Life is difficult for the working poor (Spencer Platt, Getty Images).

"I don't know you. I don't know what your life is like. But if there is an average you, that is, an average NPR listener, I can guess that odds are, you are not poor.

At least,that's what our audience research tells us.You're educated. You're well off. It may not be true for you.

But if it is true, let's assume two things: One, you already know life is hard for people in poverty. But, two, you still have no idea what it's like to live with poverty day after day."

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