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The Impact Of Poverty On Children Essay

  • Submitted by: rodney43
  • on March 18, 2012
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 861 words

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Rodney Mack                                                                                                                       1  
Eng 100 B05                                                                                       English 4 Rough Draft
July 8,2009
Mrs. Frederick                                                                                                                          

“The Impact Of Poverty
  On Children”                  
        Poverty is all around us and it affects our children all over the country. Poverty affects our children at an early stage which begins in the household of children who lack family income from day to day. I remember growing up in a family of five children and my mother was single almost always throughout my childhood, and I experienced first hand what being poor was about. We never had much, and my mother did all she could to satisfy each and every one of us, like whenever I got something new to wear to school, or church, my brothers would also get new clothes. Or, if she gave me money, she would give my brothers and sisters money too. It was real hard for her and I watched her struggle just about everyday for half of my life. Although she could not do very much for us, she made the best of what we had and gave us the best life possible. I really appreciate the man I have grown to become and owe thanks to my dear mother. I thought that we would never overcome our obstacles, but we kept on praying and asking God for better and he showed up.
        Poverty can come about in many different ways, such as being mal-nourished and not having the proper meals on a daily basis. If you lack one thing, then I believe you will lack in other areas as well such as if you don’t have money then you can’t buy food, and this could cause your health to become unbalanced which can make you ill, or even worse. I hope to never get that bad to the point where I cant buy food. If we don’t eat...

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