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Hunger Hidden but Real in America's Suburbs

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Hunger Hidden but Real in America's Suburbs

Hunger Hidden but Real in America's Suburbs

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Chris and Joy Hardenburgh on the porch of their home in Holly, Mich. Rachel Jones, NPR hide caption

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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.