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DENIAL OF ESSENTIALS: THE FOOD STAMPS ISSUE

Sep 21st, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Do you remember those childhood days when shopping with your Mom and spying something you really thought you wanted? A doll, a toy, a candy bar, a pair of shoes. Maybe so. Maybe not. It rather depends where things were at that period of your life. It was influenced by conditions of ability to pay, wisdom of buying what you thought you wanted, planting the seeds of discovering that you couldn’t have everything you thought you deserved.

Here we are when many are being denied by those who seem to think they are the parents, denying wants that are very basic. They are not frivolous. They include adequate food on the table every day. They involve necessary clothing for comfort and warmth. They represent the basics of day to day