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  • This is a shelf at Just Food, the food pantry in Lawrence, Kansas.
    In 2011, the organization provided 840,675 meals to people who were hungry.

    They always have baby food on hand, because the babies, they need it.

    You can buy baby food on food stamps, but the amount is small.
    It's harder to pick up food just for the babies.
    Parents hope their kids can eat the cans of corn or bits of bread or hotdogs.

    The biggest predictor of obesity and other food-related problems is what you eat when you are young, so the pantry stocks baby food.

    Take what you need, they say.
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