In first world countries, one is considered poor if they receive government assistance such as food stamps and subsidized housing. Even the homeless have access to soup kitchens for food and emergency room services for health care. If you are reading this, then it is safe to say that you are privileged enough to have access to a computer and internet.
I imagine that people wouldn’t be so prone to drop out of a FREE public education system if it wasn’t given so freely. Some countries dream of having access to the things that we take for granted.
Take a look at some people in Haiti that have to survive by eating “cookies” made of dirt. In addition to dirt, the mixture is made with a touch of vegetable shortening , salt and if they are lucky, a pinch of sugar.
The next time you complain about how tough of a life you have, watch this video.
Blue Bell Ice Cream, a beloved treat in the south is back on shelves following a nationwide recall. In March of 2015 the ice cream chain was responsible for the deaths of three people who contracted Listeria, a deadly bacteria. This month Blue Bell was given the ok from the Alabama Department Of Public Health, to resume ice cream production. Will you be eating Blue Bell Ice Cream?