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5:28 pm
Sun October 27, 2013

The Local Impact of the Food Stamp Debate

Aleatha Moore of Paducah received brain damage from a car accident as a child and has received federal assistant her whole life. She says she can't survive without the help.
Credit John Paul Henry

A local perspective on the SNAP debate.

 Just as the federal government came to a grinding halt, a bill responsible for feeding millions of Americans quietly expired. It is this Farm Bill, which contains funding for food stamps, known as the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

36 year-old and Paducah resident Aleatha Moore is one of those Americans. 

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