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“Poor Kids” Explores Poverty Through The Eyes Of Families

Written by on 6 Jan 2021

This 2017 documentary, “Poor Kids” explores what poverty means to children in America. It’s told through the stories of three families.

Travel to the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, to explore the lives of children living in the suburbs of the nation’s heartland and growing up poor. Told from the point of view of the children themselves, this one-hour documentary offers perspective on the impact of unemployment, foreclosure and financial distress as seen through the eyes of the children affected.

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