In Climbing Income Ladder

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“In Climbing Income Ladder, Location Matters” In the article, “In Climbing Income Ladder, Location Matters,” by David Leonhardt (2013), he discusses the social gaps between different areas of America. The article begins recounting the daily occurrences of Stacy Calvin, a resident in the Atlanta area. Because of the geography and economic issues, life for Stacy is not easy as she travels countless hours and jobs to provide for her family. This issue is a common occurrence in the city of Atlanta, is one of the most economically slanted cities in America; partially because of highly affluent areas surrounded by large areas of poverty. Much like climbing a steep hill, so too is it tough to drag yourself out of that lower income area. According

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