//Kennerly: No excuse for turning backs on hungry kids

Kennerly: No excuse for turning backs on hungry kids

Kennerly: No excuse for turning backs on hungry kids

I’m a little peckish as I write this — I skipped breakfast.

Truth be told, though, I’ve never known a hungry day.

But I remember the kids who devoured my school-lunch leftovers. The ones who watched as I ate treats my mom hid in my book bag. My folks knew their parents, all hard-working, decent people.

So when FLORIDA TODAY received a rash of letters and phone calls about how help for hungry children should cease, how “giving handouts” doesn’t teach self-reliance, I was stunned. Read full article

2019-02-20T13:50:33-04:00October 10th, 2015|
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