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Report says nearly 1/3 of Iowans can’t afford basics


Kelly Osborn is an example of ALICE in Iowa that few people see. On Wednesday, she and her fiancé came to the Mission of Hope for a free lunch. It's something they do on a regular basis to stretch dollars.

“One sickness, one trip to the hospital we can't pay for–we're done, we’re toast. We’d be living on the street and homeless,” she said.

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