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Skipping Meals, Joining Gangs: How Teens Cope With Food Insecurity

When Lanarion Norwood Jr. was 9 years old, he opened his family’s refrigerator to find it almost empty. His grandmother, unemployed because of disability, had run out of food for the month. So Norwood did what many young children adamantly resist: He went to bed early. Sleeping, he reasoned, would help him suppress hunger, and he knew the next day he could eat at his Atlanta school

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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