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Holding the Hunger

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'I try to get most of the things my daughter eats because I can hold the hunger — I’m an adult — but she cannot. They don’t understand when there’s no food in the fridge.'

Ingrid Mock, 46, a former supermarket
cashier who is disabled, at a Bronx food
pantry Monday stocking up on canned
green beans, pasta,  ground beef and
apples, about cuts in food stamps that
she uses to help feed  her 12-year-old