Crowd-sourced outpouring lifts struggling mom

by Bill - 2013-11-29 - in life / help / charity


Some good news for a change.

via Crowd-sourced Outpouring Lifts Struggling Mom | The Poverty Line, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com.

Last month Linda Tirado, a 31-year-old from Cedar City, Utah, was reading Gawker comment threads when she came across some of her online friends grousing about poor people's self-defeating behavior. "They didn't understand why poor people just kept doing these things that were counterproductive over and over instead of tightening the belt," she says. And so Tirado, a mother of two with two low-paying jobs and a full college course load, tried to explain, writing under her commenter handle, KillerMartinis.

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