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Photo By Oscar Rejlander/ Homeless. ca 1860
Children represent a disproportionate share of the poor in the United States; they are 24 percent of the total population, but 36 percent of the poor population. In 2010, 16.4 million children, or 22.0 percent, were poor.
evocative photo ~ Oscar Gustave Rejlander, Homeless, ca. 1865.