Hunger in America

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Hunger in America
Why are so many people starving?

Why are so many Americans starving?
Children Starving on Side of Road 1
Every day people throw perfectly good food away without a second thought. Many people do not realize that many Americans spend most of their days starving or without food. In 2012, 49 million people did not have enough food in their homes; 15.9 million of them were children (“Hunger”). Hunger is not just in the third world countries, it is also here in America and people need to realize this.
Can we end hunger in America?
Where is there the most hunger?
Mississippi 20.9%
Arkansas 19.7%
Texas 18.4%
Alabama 17.9%
North Carolina 17.0%
Georgia 16.9%
Missouri 16.7%
Nevada 16.6%
Ohio 16.1%
California 15.6%
(“Hunger”)

Americans have all the power to end hunger in America. There are so many things that people and the government can do to help. The 2014 Hunger Report has a plan to end hunger by the year 2030. This plan consists of a jobs agenda, a stronger safety net, human capital development, and public-private partnerships to help innovative community led initiatives against hunger (“Ending”). If people just help out in any way possible hunger could be stopped in America.
Is food important to the American Dream?
Every American wants to achieve the American Dream in some way. But not all Americas are able to achieve this dream because they do not have the ability to have the simplest thing, food. Food is the basic necessity to the American Dream because if you have no way of getting food it most likely means that they are not making money. And if…...

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