Mayoral Candidates Address Issues of Hunger
Forthcoming in moments, Sam's recap of this morning's ballot-place-picking procedure at Dallas City Hall. But two days ago we listened in as the four candidates for Dallas mayor -- Mike Rawlings and David Kunkle especially -- debated the root cause of domestic violence at the North Texas Food Bank's forum . This morning, the food bank has posted this separate clip in which they were asked to "give us a personal example of how you have either experienced or witnessed hunger in your own life."
Ron Natinsky and Edward Okpa addressed the topic from the perspective of eyewitnesses; Rawlings and Kunkle gave more personal examples. The former homeless czar recounted his college days as a garbage man making minimum wage, the ex-Dallas Police chief mentioned that he had grown up the son of a single mother who was also an alcoholic, which is why, he said, "I was frequently hungry as a child."
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