Breakfast In America

More than ten percent of Americans rely on food stamps. Tina Contraeras is one of them: “Unemployed and on disability benefits, Contraeras, 45, has custody of her grandchildren, ages 2 and 3. She has resorted to circling the first of the month on her calendar so that when her grandchildren are hungry, she can count down the days until they can return to the grocery store.

‘I have to make a game out of it for the kids,’ she said.” [Via]