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Hoang 1 Hieu Hoang C. Hensley English 1301 Section 8425 24 June 2009 Children Born into Poverty can be Successful According to figures by the U.S. Census Bureau, 13.8% of Americans live in poverty. Poverty affects people of all ages with 48% percent or 15 million of its victims are children living below the official poverty line. 27 out of 2,660 children born into poverty everyday die from it (Hearts). It may seem that these children may have no hope for the future, but I believe that a person born into poverty can still be successful living in America. These families must realize that they need to ask the government for help, raise their children with strong educational values, and have their children occupied in character building activities. America is a generous country and is known as the “Land of Opportunity” for all people. The family that is raising the child must learn to use the resources around them. They must make the effort to apply for welfare, food stamps, and other programs provided by the government. If a
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2010 for the course ENGL 1301 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '09 term at Richland Community College.

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