U.N. Official Shocked and Horrified by Poverty in Rural Alabama

"I think it's very uncommon in the First World."

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U.N. Official Shocked at Poverty In Rural Alabama

A United Nations official investigating poverty in the United States was shocked at the level of environmental degradation in some areas of rural Alabama, saying he had never seen anything like it in the developed world. "I think it's very uncommon in the First World. This is not a sight that one normally sees. I'd have…{C}

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