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    Food Stamp Cuts Starting Friday Will Leave 47 Million Families Hungrier

    When the Great Recession hit, food stamps were one of the ways the federal government tried to help struggling families keep their heads above water. But on Friday, the country’s largest anti-hunger program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is set to take huge cuts to its budget that advocates say will make it even more difficult …