A new study shows that Johnson and Wise Counties are great places for kids to grow up… especially low-income kids who are hoping to break out of the poverty cycle.
According to the Children’s Medical Center annual snapshot of local children’s health, “Beyond ABC: Assessing Children’s Health in Dallas County,” nearly a third of the children in Dallas County live in poverty.
Modern-day photographer Steve Liss has taken 43 TIME magazine covers. However, his latest subjects are a group that’s moved out of the spotlight: the 50 million Americans, millions of those Texans, who live in poverty.
Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans — nearly 1 in 2 — have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income.