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Child Care Unaffordable For Low-Income Families (INFOGRAPHIC)

07/12/2013 09:30 am ET | Updated Nov 11, 2013

Child care costs have risen in recent years while the federal minimum wage has not. In most states, a single parent working a minimum wage job 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year, doesn't earn enough to put two young children in a child care center, let alone cover other household expenses.

Infographic by Jan Diehm for The Huffington Post.

This story appears in Issue 62 of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, in the iTunes App store, available Friday, August 16.

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