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Again ?

Much has been written about the Great Depression during the 1930’s.  It is usually focused on the economic history, such as unemployment reaching 25%.  Reading can give a mental image, but only seeing gives a visual image.  For most people, the only visual image of that history would be the food lines, with hundreds of men standing for hours for a bowl of soup.  To refresh your memory, click here:

I never imagined we would see such food lines in America again.  Instead of hundreds of men standing, it is thousands of families in cars.  See:

It is a new world for sure, and we will be brave . . . but it is okay to be sad.