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In a March 15, 2011 photo, Kansas City, Mo. mayoral candidates Mike Burke, left, and Sly James shake hands after a candidate forum at the Metropolitan Community College Business and Technology Campus in Kansas City.
Friday, Dec. 16, 2011

Open quotePeople who never thought they would need food are in need of help.Close quote

  • mayor of Kansas City, Mo., who co-chairs a mayors' task force on hunger and homelessness, after new census data revealed that a record number of Americans — nearly 1 in 2 — have fallen into poverty
Photo: David Eulitt / Kansas City Star / AP | Source: AP