Photo by Henry & Co. on Unsplash

Barriers to the Success of the Poor

I once wrote a human interest article for a newspaper about a woman with three children living in a tent with cardboard boxes for a floor. They had been living in the tent in the woods for months, and she was dreading the oncoming winter. She had a job but couldn’t afford housing.

My photographer and I had to hitch a ride in a brush buggy built to go through wetland woods to get to her. She and her sons walked to the tent…

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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.