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Central Ohio Families Survive Extreme Poverty

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Kia Ellis browses furniture for her new low-rent apartment. The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio furnishes homes for low-income people.
24, 2011

The number of Central Ohio families living in extreme poverty continues to climb. One in five Columbus-area children lives in extreme poverty. That means their family makes at most $11,000 dollars a year. WOSU tells the stories of three women who have to support their families on about a thousand dollars a month.