Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Hunger issue made clear in film

    There is a plague pervading the country and I don’t mean the childishness emanating from Washington, D.C. I mean hunger!
    A lot of the problem can be attributed to the nation’s government and their fiscal policies; nevertheless, it is shocking how much hunger exists in our own backyard.
    What we are doing or could do is made very clear in an excellent film called “A Place at the Table.” Sponsored by the Hunger Coalition of the Wood River Valley, its second showing is scheduled for today, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. in Hailey’s Community Campus.
    The free film tweaks every emotion—disgust, compassion, love, helplessness, sorrow and a desire to get involved.
    Go see it and react.
Ruth Lieder

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