It’s one impossible choice after another—between food, medicine, paying the heating bill or even affording a lawyer. If a person or family does not have an adequate income there are many tough choices to make every day. LSMO.org has added a link to the Tour Poverty USA video. Find out what life is like at the poverty line and ways you can help.
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Pro Bono - "If every Missouri attorney volunteered for one pro bono case each year, most unmet needs would be fulfilled".
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Article by LYNN HORSLEY
The Kansas City Star
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Link to Kansas City Star article submitted by Legal Aid of Western Missouri.
Article by Robyn Horton, Attorney at Law, Legal Services of Southern Missouri