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Being Poor

Bloody depressing, if you’ve ever been poor, but worth reading–especially take some time to read the comments. Don’t put on country music or the Blues at the same time, I don’t want to be responsible for you slitting your wrists.

I will add that much of this is entirely unnecessary.


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  1. PurpleGirl

    Always worth a re-read.

  2. rumor

    I hadn’t seen this before, so thank you for linking it, Ian. Very moving.

  3. dugsdale

    The saddest and most infuriating thing about the piece is the comments. They just go on….and on…..and on….so much experience out there of real poverty. Everyone I know should read this. Thanks, Ian.

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