Wednesday, April 30, 2014

motel life in disney world

Willy Vlautin's The Motel Life isn't based on how children are living in Disney World, but it could be.

A more recent post has Miami's poorest living on $11 a day and includes a doctor's assessment of the demographics:

"Miami isn’t the gateway to Latin America; Miami has the same economic demographics as Latin America,” said Pedro “Joe” Greer, a doctor whose 25 years of work treating the homeless and uninsured there earned him the nation’s highest civilian honor -- the Presidential Medal of Freedom -- in 2009. “Seventy percent of the families we work with bring in less than $25,000 a year.

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