Millions still mired in poverty in US

Despite signs of an economic recovery, many Americans still rely on the government to put food on their tables.

    Despite signs of an economic recovery, many Americans still rely on the government to put food on their tables. Nearly 48 million people in the US receive food assistance.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey visited a town in Rhode Island where the programme is helping people to stay afloat.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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