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Mari Jo Stortroen, a Willmar Area Food Shelf volunteer, weighs a box of groceries that a client selected Friday from the shelves of food at the Willmar Area Food Shelf. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

When money struggles push a household into a tailspin, the food shelf can offer aid


WILLMAR — Hunger has many faces. It could be the child who can’t learn on an empty stomach. It could be working parents who can’t make ends meet on a low-wage job. Or it could be an elderly neighbor choosing between buying medicine or groceries.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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