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Growing Up Poor in America
56 minutes Posted Sep 25, 2020 at 6:26 am.
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Their families were already struggling to make ends meet. Then came the coronavirus.
Director Jezza Neumann, who made 2012’s Poor Kids, once again delves into how poverty impacts children. With the 2020 election approaching, Growing Up Poor in America follows three children and their families in the battleground state of Ohio as the COVID-19 pandemic amplifies their struggle to stay afloat. As the country also reckons with issues of race and racism, the children share their worries and hopes about their futures.