Ruthann Yellow Earring lives in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Eagle Butte. Kids call it “The  Dark side” due to lack of street lights , fights, drunks loitering in the streets and domestic abuse.

 

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"Moving in and out of jobs that demand much and pay little, many people tread just above the poverty line, dangerously close to the edge of destitution. "

- The Working Poor: Invisible in America, by David Shipler

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