As you sit in the waiting room of a doctor’s office leafing through a magazine, you see a letter to the editor about world hunger. In it, the author takes issue with a statement made in a previous issue that stated, “…and thus, hunger worsens poverty....” The letter writer claims that this statement is completely unfounded and has no reasoning behind it. Does hunger worsen poverty?
A. Yes, but it can be corrected with appropriate access to reproductive health care
B. No; if hungry people work hard enough they can work to get themselves out of poverty
C. Yes, it propagates poverty by increasing the death rate and leaving many families as single-parent households
D. Yes, hunger makes poverty worse by robbing a person of the good health and the physical and mental energy needed to be active and productive
Yes, hunger makes poverty worse by robbing a person of the good health and the physical and mental energy needed to be active and productive