Dried up: poverty in America’s drought lands

Deseret News: This story is part of the Deseret News National Edition, which focuses on the issues that resonate with American families. In more than two decades working at a Central California food bank, Sandy Beals has never seen anything like this spring. Last month alone, FoodLink of Tulare County served 22,000 people who came in for food - 5,000 more than it usually serves each month and a 12 percent increase from the same month last year. For Beals, who runs the food bank, the spike in hunger traces......

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