I Live A Teeny Bit Above The Poverty Line

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    Money Sucks

    My son came home from school one day with a note. It said because the family income was below the poverty level my child could get free lunches. I knew I wasn't making alot of money but I never realized until then we lived in poverty.
    katysboy katysboy
    56-60, M
    Mar 3, 2011

    Depressed With Life

    Its bad enough I work long hours at a hard job. (Got cussed out on the job twice last week.) But I only get paid once a month (and people think bi-weekly paychecks are hard!) I haven't been paid since Feb. 10th. I was supposed to get paid last Friday, but they "ran out of...
    anyoneinohio anyoneinohio
    Mar 13, 2012

    Just Barely

    I'm seriously hanging on by the skin of my teeth. Most people are, I guess. Even though I'm dirt-poor, I always seem to have what I need when I need it, and for that I am very grateful.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2011
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