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The new face of food stamps: Working-age Americans

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In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients. Some of the change is due to demographics, such as the trend toward having fewer children. But a slow economic recovery with high unemployment , stagnant wages and an increasing gulf between low-wage...

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