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Fight for fifteen

For a group of struggling Americans, financial hardship begins to give way to some new opportunities.

Dreams deferred

We meet low-income families from across the US who struggle to keep up with their finances in the post-recession era.

Minimum wage

We explore the lives of low-income families in post-recession America who struggle to keep up with their finances.

Rock Bottom

An intimate look at the lives of low-income American families who work hard to find new homes for their families.

The American Dream

We follow three American families as they fight to keep up with their financial demands while pursuing their dreams.

Getting By

Some 50 million Americans live below the official poverty line, and millions more are barely making ends meet. This series explores how people try to survive.

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