As more and more Americans struggle to pay their bills, a recent survey found that 26 percent of people in greater Memphis couldn't afford to buy the food their families needed at some point.
As more and more Americans struggle to pay their bills, a recent survey found that 26 percent of people in greater Memphis couldn't afford to buy the food their families needed at some point. Evelyn Hockstein/MCT
As more and more Americans struggle to pay their bills, a recent survey found that 26 percent of people in greater Memphis couldn't afford to buy the food their families needed at some point. Evelyn Hockstein/MCT

Amid recession, Memphis becomes America's hunger capital

March 26, 2010 3:13 PM