Ohio Family Of Five Gets By On Modest Income

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In the past, the term "middle class" meant a comfortable standard of living and economic security but that’s all changing. Host Michel Martin speaks with NPR National Desk Editor Uri Berliner about the NPR series Living In The Middle.

Also joining the conversation is Michelle Montgomery, who went from working as a corporate recruiter to a stay-at-home mom in Columbus, Ohio. She and her husband are juggling three kids with an income of $40,000 — below the national median and just below the median in her hometown.

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