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Arnold Abbott

Elderly veteran arrested after defying homeless bans

An elderly man in Florida has been arrested for feeding the homeless, it has been reported. Arnold Abbott, 90, has been arrested three times already for feeding the homeless in Fort Lauderdale beach. Police took Mr Abbott in custody on Wednesday November 12, just two days after his second arrest for giving food to the poor and needy. Despite his[Read More…]

Child hunger on the rise in America

Child hunger on the rise in America

The USA is one of the richest countries on the planet, with more billionaires within their population than almost any other nation in the world. But despite this, child hunger is on the rise, as is poverty. A recent report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation titled “2013 Data Book, State Trends in Child Well-being” has found that child poverty[Read More…]