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“Advocates Struggle To Reach Growing Ranks Of Suburban Poor”


Poverty has grown everywhere in the U.S. in recent years, but mostly in the suburbs. During the 2000s, it grew twice as fast in suburban areas as in cities, with more than 16 million poor people now living in the nation’s suburbs – more than in urban or rural areas.

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