My family had no money.  NADA.  ZIP.  ZERO.  I learned how to cook with the shitty cans of food no one wanted from the back of the food pantry.  We all have high blood pressure because our food intake for six to eighteen years was basically solid sodium, all the time.

On class party days, the party frequently replaced lunch, which meant no hot meal for those of us whose parents couldn’t pack us a brown bag.  Policies like this were othering, exclusionary, and most of all, cruel.

Hey USA what the fuck

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