Families say poverty not always obvious, but still crushing

Posted 7:09 AM 12/11/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - There isn't any type of family immune to the hardships of poverty.(See resources for families in need.)

KOMU 8 News asked its viewers who are poor or near poor to share how they believe the face of poverty has changed. We received 120 responses. (More)...


KOMU 8 viewers show poverty has many faces

KOMU 8 viewers show poverty has many faces

Posted 12:48 PM 12/10/2014 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

COLUMBIA - Many roads lead to poverty and the people who travel those roads each have a unique story to share.

Viewer responses to a KOMU 8 News poll on poverty showed there is no single, simple definition of what it means to be poor or near poor.

Respondents included single parents (More)...

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