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Hungry in America

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Vel, 72, spends her days sharing her passion for healthy eating with the people who need it the most — those at hospitals and schools and low-income housing complexes. She takes a special interest in working with older African Americans who are struggling to eat well on limited budgets.

Photojournalist Alex Webb and audio journalist Jonathan Miller traveled to Cleveland in the dead of winter to join Vel Scott on her rounds.

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Workers handpick tomatoes by the ton. They must harvest 2.5 tons a day, just to earn minimum wage. It's a backbreaking job that quickly takes a toll on a worker's body. Suddenly, a worker can't afford to buy the tomatoes he used to pick by the ton. Photojournalist Susan Meiselas and audio journalist Cecilia Vaisman visited Immokalee, Fla., a produce center for some of the nation's biggest food distributors.

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Tuolumne used to be gold mine and lumber country. Now, each year hundreds of thousands of tourists rush through to Yosemite National Park, oblivious to the growing number of people who have taken up residence in empty trailers and homeless camps that dot the area.

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