Faces of poverty on Long Island

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The faces of recession-caused casualties on Long Island.

Jill, with her youngest son, 20 months, at
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Jill, with her youngest son, 20 months, at her home in New Hyde Park.

Jill, with her middle son, age 4, at
(Credit: Linda Rosier )

Jill, with her middle son, age 4, at her home in New Hyde Park for a story about the face of poverty in Long Island.

Jill Campbell at her home in New Hyde
(Credit: Linda Rosier )

Jill Campbell at her home in New Hyde Park, with her 3 sons, 20 months, 4-years, and 7-years.

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Kenneth Samuel, 71, of Hempstead, has struggled to
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Kenneth Samuel, 71, of Hempstead, has struggled to find a job after losing his nearly a decade ago. (May 18, 2012)

Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where
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Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where she temporarily lives with her two children. Glover, who is pregnant with her third child, has managed to get by with the unemployment benefits she receives since losing her job a year ago. As her benefits come close to expiring, she is afraid she will soon be homeless. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where
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Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where she temporarily lives with her two children. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where
(Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa)

Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where she temporarily lives with her two children. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where
(Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa)

Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where she temporarily lives with her two children. (Jan. 26, 2012)

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Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where
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Kori Glover, 24, at the Southampton motel where she temporarily lives with her two children. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Gemma Jittansingh-Mayers with her three children John Paul,
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Gemma Jittansingh-Mayers with her three children John Paul, 6, left, Peter, 11, and Maya, 5, in Central Islip. (May 7, 2012)

Gemma Jittansingh-Mayers with her three children Peter, 11,
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Gemma Jittansingh-Mayers with her three children Peter, 11, left, John Paul, 6, and Maya, 5, in Central Islip. (May 7, 2012)

Gemma Jittansingh-Mayers with her three children John Paul,
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Gemma Jittansingh-Mayers with her three children John Paul, 6, left, Peter, 11, and Maya, 5, in Central Islip. (May 7, 2012)

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