Hunger in America
November 23, 2005 In Oakland, Calif., hunger shows up where it's least expected: in upscale Oakland Hills, where Brian Donaldson and his wife, Tina, share an apartment that some would call luxurious. But at 52, Donaldson is jobless and his skills are outdated.
November 22, 2005 More than 13 million families in 2004 were unable at times to buy the food they needed. Finances are so strained with 5 million families that one or more members goes hungry as a result. Economic geographer Amy Glasmeier talks about the phenomenon of hunger in America.
November 21, 2005 Some residents of Smyth County, Va., are struggling to pay the bills and feed their families. Robbie Hankins works full-time, and his wife, Wreatha, works part-time. Yet the couple must resort to extraordinary measures to keep food on the table.
November 22, 2005 One-third of poor Americans live in suburbs. In Holly, Mich., Joy and Chris Hardenburgh found their dreams derailed after an on-the-job accident forced Chris to take sick leave. Soon, the family of three found themselves overwhelmed with medical bills and struggling to provide themselves with basic necessities.