There is nothing to be ashamed about being poor and destitute, especially when the world’s economy has collapse around you. You didn’t cause it, you worked hard and tried to plan for the future but the world failed to return the fruits of your hard labor. Practically every family in America has had to go through it at sometime in their history. This is, after all, the story of the American dream.
Even families that proudly boast of their ability to take care of themselves sometimes need a safety net. The following is one family’s story.