Pandemic sends hunger rising in America, and children bear the brunt

Cockeysville (United States) (AFP) – Before the pandemic closed her middle school and US immigration agents deported her father to El Salvador, Kimberly Orellana did not fear going hungry. But with her mother now alone and cleaning houses for pay that isn’t enough to reliably feed Orellana and her two younger sisters, the 14-year-old is left to trek to a nearby school for a handout of groceries organized by a non-profit.  “Everyone in our family eats. Sometimes we need a little bit of groceries to keep our fridge full,” Orellana said as she ran the errand north of Baltimore on a cold and rainy…

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