Working two jobs for very little living

15th January, 2015
Working two jobs for very little living

Around this time last year, Linda Tirado came home from an exhausting day’s work and started browsing online. After reading the question ‘Why do poor people do things that seem so self-destructive?’ on a discussion forum, Tirado replied with a very personal essay. She explained that living in America’s poverty trap influences her to make decisions that seem appalling to those on the outside.

Tirado forgot about the essay...

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