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Poverty affects millions of people in the United States and yet there are so many who cannot fathom it. That is one of the oddities of the human condition. We are able to feel compassion like no other living things but something that effects so many of us goes virtually ignored. Because of ignorance and misinformation and maybe self absorption.

How can so many people be unaware of poverty when its byproducts are so dangerous to the entire society?

What does poverty mean to the subject of this blog? An excuse? A cause? A product?
All three? None of the above?

Poverty creates a black hole inside of persons mind and soul. It is especially damaging to those individuals who strive to get out of it. Those people who work hard every day and still can not escape it seem to be affected the most. A comparison can be drawn to ranchers breaking a horse. Eventually a wild, bucking horse will stop trying and just accept.

Much the same happens when someone is subjected to poverty that never lets …
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WriteAPrisoner.com

This is a page on Write a Prisoner for the infamous Susan Smith. You remember her as the mother who strapped her children into a car and let it roll down into John D Long Lake in N Carolina.

She asks for letters from " those who are not judgmental and who are sincere".