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New Mexico again leads nation in child hunger
By Rick Nathanson, Albuquerque Journal May 2, 2019 Dead last and ranked 50th. According to the just-released Map the Meal Gap 2019 report from Feeding America, 24.1% of kids age 18 and younger in New Mexico – that’s one of every four children – are at risk of childhood hunger and food insecurity. The 2018 Map the