Lorraine Hanks, a former nutrition instructor, can barely afford to put food on her table.
Two years ago, she was laid off after 17 years working for San Francisco's Recreation and Park Department, teaching people about healthful meal planning. Still unemployed, the single mom manages to feed her children with free produce and dry goods she gets from the San Francisco Food Bank.
Hanks is one of a growing number of Americans struggling to nourish her family, according to a study released this month by the Food Research and Action Center, a Washington, D.C., nonprofit that works to end hunger.
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