The headline reads “For Some Ohioans, Even Meat Is Out Of Reach”
but here is the picture :
For some reason, while telling this Charles Dickens-like tale of hunger NPR didn’t describe this photo on the radio broadcast.
The article closes with :
“The rising cost of food means their money [from government assistance as one has never had a job and the other is presently unemployed] gets them about a third fewer bags of groceries — $100 used to buy about 12 bags of groceries, but now it’s more like seven or eight. So they cut back on expensive items like meat, and they don’t buy extras like ice cream anymore. Instead, they eat a lot of starches like potatoes and noodles.”