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Sarah is a single mother supporting two kids with the help of TANF, a program more commonly known as welfare. “Welfare is a sticky situation," she said. "They want to give you just enough so you can’t get anywhere. It’s just like a fish aquarium. You need bottom feeders.”
WBEZ's Shannon Heffernan reports.
For more on this story: http://www.wbez.org/series/front-center/cliff-effect-when-work-doesnt-pay-103431