I Do Not Have to Explain Why There is Wine in My Grocery Cart: What I Learned Using Public Assistance in My Small Town

By Leah Richard “Why are you using your Food Stamps to buy wine?!” This was shouted at me while I was in line at the local Piggly Wiggly in my small Louisiana town. I didn’t personally know this woman, she didn’t personally know me, but we’d seen each other around and now she felt entitled... Continue Reading →

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