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Y Innovations students are natural builders

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Dialog reporter

 

Archmere senior and friends turn to clay, sand and straw to build sustainable housing for the homeless

 

CLAYMONT — Brennan Stark’s schedule has been full since his arrival at Archmere Academy in Claymont nearly four years ago. In addition to academics, he is involved in other activities that include the Mastersingers. But a bit over a year ago, he was searching for more.

Stark, now a senior, and longtime friend Steven Burns were kicking around some ideas one Saturday about a number of topics, and the pair discussed what a home should be. Read more »

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Analysis: Hunger, poverty persist in the United States

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Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON — As U.S. nutritionists cringe over the prospect of an overweight nation indulging in a two-month binge of “season’s eatings” — from Halloween candy to Thanksgiving dinners to Christmas feasts to New Year’s parties — there are millions of Americans who aren’t sure they’re going to get enough to eat this day or the next.

The problem is made worse by lack of access to nutritious food, as residents of America’s poorest cities and neighborhoods have little choice but to make do with fast food or convenience stores that don’t stock fresh produce.

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