This 99 Percenter is a mother and this is her story:

I am a 56 yr. old mother of 6 with 2 school age children. I make $18 hr., but only get 25-27 hrs. of work per week. I gate NO health insurance. My rent is $1,000 mon. plus utilities. Thank God my children get free lunches at school, because they do not eat breakfast and suppertime is scarce. I drive a car with 192,xxx mi on it; when it does die I will take 3 buses and it will take 2 hours to get to work. If I were to lose my job due to a health crisis, we would be homeless.

WE are the 99%!!!!

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Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola

Kevin Gosztola is managing editor of Shadowproof. He also produces and co-hosts the weekly podcast, "Unauthorized Disclosure."