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The Key To Solving Teen Hunger? Involving Teens.

Many low-income U.S. teens are resorting to risky and disturbing behaviors like stealing, selling drugs or trading sex — through “transactional” dating with older, wealthier individuals — in order to get food. An estimated 6.8 million young people between the ages of 10 and 17 don’t have enough to eat. This is according to a new report released earlier this month by the Urban Institute research group in collaboration with Feeding America, a nonprofit hunger organization.
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