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Harford County Sees Child Poverty Rise in Recession’s Wake

Bel Air mother of four, Letisha Hill, 39, who's been unemployed for a year, waits outside the Harford County employment services office. HarfordBel Air mother of four, Letisha Hill, 39, who's been unemployed for a year, waits outside the Harford County employment services office. Harford County posted the greatest increase in child poverty in Maryland from 2007 to 2011. Capital News Service Photo by Kelsi Loos..