22 People Share Marking Memories From Growing Up Very Poor

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When families don’t have enough money to buy the things they need, life can become challenging. If this happened when you were a child, you might not have fully understood the hardships your parents were facing. Nonetheless, growing up with limited financial resources affects everyone who experiences it. Even as adults, those who grew up in such circumstances often remember specific situations and childhood memories that have left a lasting impact.

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I remember this. Write a story about your summer holidays. “I stayed home & played with my brothers & sister”.

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Switching social classes can be challenging as well. Here, people who moved from poverty to the middle class share their most surprising experiences.

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In 5th grade (10 years old), I asked my dad for some money to buy a folder for school. He yelled at me. I had never felt poor until that moment.

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