In addition, four Youth Journalism International reporters in Connecticut fanned out Saturday at a legislative hearing to get the story of how the recession is affecting young people in the state. Reporters Francis Byrne, Kiernan Majerus-Collins, Mary Majerus-Collins and Yelena Samofalova delivered three stories
Latasha Fitzwilliams is one of many Americans affected by poverty.
"In our fridge right now, there's about two things: a half bottle of juice and a box of eggs," said the 20-year-old from Hartford.
*That's supposed to be food for five people: her sick mother, her unemployed stepfather and two siblings. Read the rest.
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