How Does The Great Depression Affect Families

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“The Great Depression” was the word that everyone was too afraid to acknowledge but still came lurking in minds as stomachs growled and bills came along. The great depression affected millions of families but one family in specific caught my eye, the Grondowskis. You would assume that as times got harder, a family’s bond would get stronger, this was not the case with this family. Mary(the mother) works hard ironing clothes all day so her family can eat, meanwhile Stefan(the father) stands in the endless unemployment lines attempting to get a job. Joey and Josh are the sons of Mary and Stefan, Josh is fifth teen and Joey is ten. Joey has suffered a lifetime of medical conditions and illnesses causing him to be skinner and weaker

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