Can't pay the rent (probably Section 8) with food stamps, because Crack prices are skyrocketing?
Exactly. She sees the solution for her as being some additional breaks and handouts. I didn’t see too much in the story about her goals to improve their lives through any effort she would make, herself. She thinks they need a 3 bedroom place, apparently thinks they are entitled to it. Do you suppose any of the fathers are involved or paying child support? She’ll probably have a couple more kids as soon as she can so as to increase their monthly “income”.
Mathis, who lives in Hobart, Ind., graduated top of her college class in 2005 and worked for six years as a surgical technologist. In January, things took a turn for the worse. She lost her job after complications with the birth of her third child, and she can't find work.