What It’s Like To Be Poor | KERA News

What It’s Like To Be Poor

Jan 23, 2015

Members of America’s middle and upper classes have preconceived notions about what it means to be poor. This hour, as part of KERA’s One Crisis Away initiative, we found out what going without is really like.

Krys Boyd talked with Linda Tirado, who writes about bouncing back and forth between middle class and being poor in Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America (Putnam).