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    • Hand to Mouth

    • Living in Bootstrap America
    • By: Linda Tirado
    • Narrated by: Linda Tirado
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In her thought-provoking voice, Tirado discusses how she went from lower-middle class, to sometimes middle class, to poor and everything in between, and in doing so reveals why "poor people don't always behave the way middle-class America thinks they should."

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    • By Jacqueline on 12-30-14

    Regular price: $24.50

    • "Busted" #5: Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Poverty in America Edition

    • By: Brooke Gladstone, Bob Garfield, Jack Frech, and others
    • Length: 22 mins
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    When reporting on poverty, the media fall into familiar traps and pundits make prescriptions that disregard the facts...

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    • "Busted" #4: When the Safety Net Doesn't Catch You

    • By: Brooke Gladstone, Bob Garfield, Matthew Desmond, and others
    • Length: 26 mins
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    In the fourth installment of our series "Busted: America's Poverty Myths," we examine the strengths and shortcomings of our nation's safety net...

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