For displaced, misplaced, and nostalgic ex-Bronxites

Re: Did you feel poor growing up?


[ Responses ] [ Post Response ] [ Message Board ] [ Bronx Board Home ]

Posted by Misterl on Thursday, October 13th 2022:

In Reply to: Did you feel poor growing up? posted by Barbara on Wednesday, October 12th 2022:

I grew up in a working class family in the South Bronx. I never missed any meals, always had decent clothes, went to school, went to doctors and dentists, had enough toys, including Lionel trains. I never considered myself poor, but had no luxury items. I did know and knew of people who were truly poor. They did not have enough of the basics including food and clothing. That was poor back in those days. Today "poor" people on welfare live better than I did. It depends on how you define "poor.

Reference ID: BX90758


Responses:



Post a Response

Your Name:
Your E-Mail:
Password:     [ Forgot your Password?]
Alternative E-Mail:
Email Address?Show original     Show alternative     Show no email address
Subject:Re: Did you feel poor growing up?
Message:

Non-supporters are limited to 2 messages per 24-hour period. If you'd like to become a supporter and have unlimited access, click here.
Notify Me:
Optional: Enter the email address where you'd like to be
notified if someone posts a response.

By clicking on "Post This Message", you agree to abide by the Message Content Guidelines.

You must be registered to post your response.

     


[ Responses ] [ Post Response ] [ Message Board ] [ Bronx Board Home ]