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Baltimore Sun: Food stamp recipients worry about plans in Congress

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Tracey Coleman understands that many people are skeptical about the federal food stamp program, and she agrees that some reform may be needed.

But the 43-year-old Essex woman also knows food stamps have kept her family fed since her husband was laid off from the Sparrows Point steel plant last year. And she doesn't believe the broad cuts Congress is considering are the right thing to do.

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