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Below is an article by Rick Wilson of the Charleston-Gazette-Mail. I wanted to briefly add a few annotations.
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That sounds like a grim existence, but there were those at the time — who had full bellies, money in their wallets and a roof over their heads — who condemned “the over-generous charity of the city” on the grounds that it “might sap the foundation of that independence of character, and that reliance on one’s own resources.” - See more at: http://www.wvgazettemail.com/gazette-op-ed-commentaries/20161222/rick-wilson-is-kicking-poor-people-a-wv-priority-gazettesthash.M6gI5D46.dpuf