These figures are based on 2009 statistics. Poverty numbers have spiked in the meantime; so don't expect U.S. pantries to be any fuller.
Americans over the age of 50 can blame lasting unemployment for booming food insecurity.
Young people are most apt to be living beneath America's poverty line, a place where food is just as scarce as everything else.
Growing pains are tough enough without piling on hunger pangs.
Food insecurity means lack of access to enough food to fully meet basic needs.
If not for Social Security, the numbers of hungry seniors would be shameful—or maybe shame, like food security, is not attainable in America.
The number of Americans who are stretched thin between meals is larger than the entire population of Spain.
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