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America's hunger crisis grows more severe amid pandemic

Clip: 10/06/2020 | 5m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

President Trump’s decision Tuesday to break off talks on a coronavirus relief bill affects millions of Americans who are finding it difficult to afford their basic needs. Nearly half of the 22 million jobs lost during the pandemic have yet to be recovered. Hunger, food insecurity and need remain constants as a result. Stephanie Sy reports and talks to Michael Ledger, CEO of Feeding the Gulf Coast.

Aired: 10/06/20

Rating: NR

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