The On-Going Cost of Growing Up Poor

I’m Going to Disney World

When you grow up poor, like 16% of American children, you think that you are missing out on the things that other kids get to do.

You think that because it’s true.

So when you get beyond that poverty line, to lower class or the, the holy grail, middle class, you spend a lot of money on things that were part of childhood for other people.

I know a lot of adults who have opted for braces because they weren’t an option when they were younger. A lot of…

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Lucinda Gunnin

Lucinda Gunnin

Lucinda Gunnin is a commercial property manager and author in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She’s a news junky, sushi addict, and geek extraordinaire.