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Photo Gallery: The UK's Poverty Crisis
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Photo Gallery: The UK's Poverty Crisis

British Austerity One Family's Struggle to Escape Poverty in the UK

Although the United Kingdom is the fifth-richest country in the world, 14 million people in the country live below the poverty line. The problem has grown dramatically since the financial crisis -- as shown by the family of Kris Thomas.
Kris Thomas at the food bank of the Bridgeway Hall Methodist Church in Nottingham

Kris Thomas at the food bank of the Bridgeway Hall Methodist Church in Nottingham

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Canned goods at the food bank in Nottingham

Canned goods at the food bank in Nottingham

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Thomas and Stacy their children, Cleo and Kaydn, pack the food in bags

Thomas and Stacy their children, Cleo and Kaydn, pack the food in bags

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Passersby in a shopping street in downtown Nottingham

Passersby in a shopping street in downtown Nottingham

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A typical English residential neighborhood in one of the poorer districts of Nottingham

A typical English residential neighborhood in one of the poorer districts of Nottingham

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Nigel Adams is a co-founder of several food banks in Nottingham

Nigel Adams is a co-founder of several food banks in Nottingham

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Staff member at a food bank

Staff member at a food bank

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A police officer tells a man to leave the shopping street

A police officer tells a man to leave the shopping street

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Passerby in downtown Nottingham

Passerby in downtown Nottingham

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The Old Market Square in the heart of Nottingham

The Old Market Square in the heart of Nottingham

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This piece is part of the Global Societies series. The project runs for three years and is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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