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On the Brink: The New Face of Poverty is a series that examines life for those who have fallen out of the middle class through the lens of New York and New Jersey residents.

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VIDEO: On the Brink | The New Face of Poverty: Meet Peter

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Peter Riquelme, a former team leader in Dell’s re-manufacturing division, never imagined he'd be a 35-year-old intern earning $12 an hour and struggling to survive in New York City when he moved here three years ago.

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On the Brink | The New Face of Poverty: Meet Peter

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

In our new series On the Brink: The New Face of Poverty, meet Peter Riquelme, an unemployed single man who is facing bankruptcy and possible homelessness as he, like many Americans, grapples with supporting himself after working for years with nothing to show for it.

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VIDEO: On the Brink | The New Face of Poverty: Meet Janice

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Meet Janice Hardy, a mother of two in suburban NJ, who loses her corporate job at AT&T and slips out of the middle class into poverty.

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On the Brink | The New Face of Poverty: Meet Janice

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

In our new series On the Brink: The New Face of Poverty, meet Janice Hardy, an unemployed mother of two from suburban New Jersey who is facing homelessness as she, like many Americans, grapples with supporting her family and tries to get back on her feet.

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VIDEO: On the Brink | The New Face of Poverty: Meet Yolanda

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

After 30 years working in nonprofits and for NYC's Department of Education, Yolanda Cotto, a mother of three, is now living in poverty, struggling to keep her home.

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On the Brink | The New Face of Poverty: Meet Yolanda

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

In our new series On the Brink: The New Face of Poverty, meet Yolanda, an unemployed mother of three who is facing homelessness as she, like many Americans, grapples with supporting her family and tries to get back on her feet.

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