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Melissa Pankuch, a single mother on welfare, explains her family history, how she came to be on welfare, her job history, and her devotion to her daughter. She talks about 'welfare addicts', self-esteem, and stereotypes in a small town.
Abuse, GED, Parenting, Welfare, Public Assistance, Food Stamps
Pankuch, Melissa; Geary, Ondine; and Owens, Jenny, "Interview with Melissa Pankuch" (1998). Interviews. 34.