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Heartland by Sarah Smarsh
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Sarah Smarsh grew up in a poor farm family in the middle of America, and she struggled all her life to overcome the problems---having children young, divorcing, addictions, lack of education---that haunted her family. And she did. Much of the blame for the problems Smarsh lays at the feet of American society, for its condemnation of the struggling poor and its lack of efforts to help families, and much of her work as a journalist centers on helping our country work to do better for the poor.
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August 16, 2019 – Shelved
August 16, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
October 29, 2019 – Started Reading
October 31, 2019 – Shelved as: poverty
October 31, 2019 – Shelved as: problems-ideas
October 31, 2019 – Shelved as: relationships
October 31, 2019 – Finished Reading

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