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Understand homelessness, debt and abject poverty

A guide by Y. McCloskey "booklover918"
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Not just a question of economics or sociology, crushing poverty is all around us. Rising health care costs, rampant consumerism, divorce, the cost of a college education... How much do we really know about it and how many of us are really suffering because of it?


Homelessness
How easy it can be to suddenly fall into a homeless state yet how difficult to pull yourself out of it...

It Was a Wonderful Life
Dark Days
Children Underground
Bus 174
The Pursuit of Happyness (Full Screen Edition)
Jupiter's Wife
The Grapes of Wrath
Slumdog Millionaire
Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America


Battling Poverty
How do you fight to get ahead when you're born into poverty?

Harlan County, U.S.A. (The Criterion Collection)
The Farmer's Wife: A Film by David Sutherland
Yesterday
Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire
The Devil's Miner
Country Boys: A Film By David Sutherland
I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (P.S.)
There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
Coming of Age in Mississippi
The Jungle: The Uncensored Original Edition
All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
To Sir, With Love.
Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
Nory Ryan's Song
Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster


Livin' Cheap - Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make Do
Budgeting, scrimping, saving and praying.

Rent
Joy in the Morning (Perennial Classics)
The Broke Diaries: The Completely True and Hilarious Misadventures of a Good Girl Gone Broke
Scratch Beginnings: Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less


Eke Out a Living
The American Dream cannot be bought on minimum wage.

Waging a Living
Spencer's Mountain
Crooklyn
American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl
Country
Bread and Roses
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America


Struggling Out from Debt
America's obssession with MORE, MORE, MORE can be the road to ruin for some...

Troublesome Creek - A Midwestern
Fun with Dick and Jane
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2-Disc Edition)
In Debt We Trust
Save Karyn: One Shopaholic's Journey to Debt and Back
Bitter is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office

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Homelessness
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2.  Dark Days [Anamorphic] [Black & White] [Color] [Dolby] [DTS Surround Sound] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Marc Singer
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6.  Jupiter's Wife [Multiple Formats] [Color] [Full Screen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Maggie Cogan
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7.  The Grapes of Wrath [Black & White] [Full Screen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Henry Fonda
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8.  Slumdog Millionaire [Multiple Formats] [NTSC] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Dev Patel
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Battling Poverty
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15.  Country Boys: A Film By David Sutherland [Multiple Formats] [Color] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Chris Johnson
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16.  I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School [Multiple Formats] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Susan Raymond
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17.  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (P.S.) [Deckle Edge]  by Betty Smith
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21.  All Souls: A Family Story from Southie  by Michael Patrick MacDonald
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26.  Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster  by Dominique Lapierre
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Livin' Cheap - Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make Do
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28.  Joy in the Morning (Perennial Classics)  by Betty Smith
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29.  The Broke Diaries: The Completely True and Hilarious Misadventures of a Good Girl Gone Broke  by Angela Nissel
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30.  Scratch Beginnings: Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream  by Adam Shepard
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31.  The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less  by Terry Ryan
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Eke Out a Living
32.  Waging a Living [Multiple Formats] [Color] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Brian Danitz
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33.  Spencer's Mountain [Multiple Formats] [Anamorphic] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Maureen O'Hara
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34.  Crooklyn [Multiple Formats] [Anamorphic] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Alfre Woodard
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Struggling Out from Debt
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