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Living with food insecurity in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville Courier-Journal Logo By Bailey Loosemore of Louisville Courier-Journal | Slide 1 of 12: Michele Dutcher relies on TARC to do her grocery shopping. Living in Old Louisville, there's no grocery store within walking distance of her apartment. She gave up having a car due to the frustration of limited parking space on the streets as well as vandalism and break-ins that occurred to her former vehicle.

Food Desert In Old Louisville Affects The Poor

Michele Dutcher relies on TARC to do her grocery shopping. Living in Old Louisville, there's no grocery store within walking distance of her apartment. She gave up having a car due to the frustration of limited parking space on the streets as well as vandalism and break-ins that occurred to her former vehicle.

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Editor's note: Throughout the month of May, MSN Causes and MSN Food & Drink are putting a spotlight on the issue of food deserts. We hope to raise awareness around the lack of access to nutritious and affordable foods many Americans face, connect people in affected areas to resources that can help, and enable others to get involved. Look for the Action Buttons within these articles to find out ways you can make a difference in your community.

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