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In #WNC, Paul Crisp drove a school bus for 37 years, drove a taxi for four more, and helped build the highway to Dillsboro. His Social Security check is $441 a month. He visits the Living Waters food pantry as he looks for another job - he will be 77 next month." #ruralpoverty
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“I don’t know what I’d do if this place wasn’t here,” he said. As he looks around the room, he points out the children that he once drove to school who are now waiting in line just like him.
#wecandobetter #fighthunger
When Chuck Edwards talks about how successful he has been as a legislator, one has to wonder what he’s thinking. Is he thinking about our children and the working families of North Carolina?

Over 21% of North Carolina’s children live in poverty.
This is even worse for children under five. Almost 23% of our kids suffer from hunger. Four out of ten of our children of color are poor (as are almost half of all North Carolina kids, of every ethnicity). Or, when he talks about success, is Chuck Edwards talking about the 1%?
We are experiencing the greatest income inequality since 1929. Who does Chuck represent? Is it me? Is it you? Or is it the interests of the one percent, the richest of the rich? Or is it just the GOP in Raleigh, with whom he votes 100% of the time?

The answer is clear.
The sad reality is that there are many more people like Paul Crisp here in #district48.

Help me help people like Paul.

Any amount will help our effort: bit.ly/caskeyforncsen…
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