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Ted Boettner and Stephen Smith: West Virginia Children Can’t Afford More Federal Cuts

October 21, 2012

Sunday Gazette-Mail – Children who spend their earliest years in poverty suffer consequences all their lives. They’re five times more likely to have children outside marriage, twice as likely to be arrested, and three times more likely to have severe health problems than the average kid. Read