For a lesson on the nature of poverty, Julia Hicks de Peyster '86 and her family -- her husband and three boys -- fed themselves for 40 days on the typical budget of a family on food stamps $85 per week. She wrote about her experience in Perspective in the April 27, 2011, issue of PAW; but has continued to update the tale in a blog, on Facebook and on Twitter.

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