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Eating on $7 a day? What might the candidates think?

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RE “HOW to eat on $7 a day” by Anna Marden (G section, Sept. 25): A Republican would praise her ingenuity, resourcefulness, and independent spirit and perhaps gift her with a box of dried herbs. A Democrat would sympathize with her relatively underfed existence and righteously vow to find a way to get a bill passed that would subsidize the poverty-level, underemployed recent college grad.

Wanda Paik

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