What would it feel like to be hungry all the time? It is good to help people who are needy. Owsley County in Kentucky is one of the poorest counties in the United States. Some people are more needy than others. Some people who are greedy don’t give to the poor. People in Franklin County Virginia can be helpful and so can people here in Charlottesville.
Some children in Kentucky need a little help. ABC News has done a series of reports on the problem, and here is what they say:
Central Appalachia has up to three times the national poverty rate, an epidemic of prescription drug abuse, the shortest life span in the nation, toothlessness, cancer and chronic depression. But everywhere in these hills, there are also young fighters filled with courage and hope.
Here are some videos to watch: