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    Lines getting longer at New York's soup kitchens - 16 Oct 09

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    Al Jazeera English

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    For some people in the US, finding a hot meal can be a real challenge even if you do have a job. The lines at soup kitchens are getting longer, with those in the queues from all ages, racial backgrounds and classes.

    In New York City - where the cost of living is one of the highest in the world - it is reported that more than four million people have difficulty affording food.

    Cath Turner reports.