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          Cost of Living

          December 13, 2011

          Imagine a life where every day you have to ask yourself, where is my family’s next meal going to come from, and how am I going to keep a roof over our heads? For one in six Americans, that is a reality. They are your neighbors, your friends, your children’s classmates; more people than you think are struggling to put food on the table.

          Fighting over Finances
          Mark and Margo say their family is barely making ends meet and often find themselves down to their last $12. And to make matters worse, their fights over finances are tearing their 15-year-marriage apart. How can they — and so many others — turn their misfortune around?

          “If I didn’t keep an eye on her, she’d spend every last penny I had.”

          More than 16 million kids in the United States are at risk for hunger each day. Fortunately, you can help. Visit Feeding America to find your local food bank. And, help Dr. Phil raise enough money for 10 million meals. Donate today!

          A Timely Tune
          Country music icon Ronnie Dunn’s new music video speaks to how the economy has left thousands of people out of work and struggling to survive. He performs his hit single, “Cost of Livin’,” which has become an anthem for many Americans.

          Learn more about Ronnie’s music video.

          A Mother’s Struggles
          Debbie is a single mother of four whose struggle to survive will move you. With children with special needs and mounting medical bills, they’ve already lost their home, and Debbie is about to lose her job. She says she feels like a failure. Read Debbie’s story and see Dr. Phil reveal some amazing surprises for this deserving mom!

          “When I was in Intensive Care, I checked myself out because I had to get home to take care of my kids.”

          A Call to Action!
          Dr. Phil announces his partnership with Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic huger-relief charity. Just $1 can help provide eight meals to families in need. Tune in and join Dr. Phil in his call to action to raise enough money for 10 million meals and beat hunger in America!

          “One in six people say they don’t know where their next meal is coming from.”

          Donate here!

          Phil in the Blanks – The Podcast


          • One in six Americans don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Join Dr. Phil in his call to action to raise enough money for 10 million meals and beat hunger in America. Just $1 will provide eight meals to those who really need them. Donate here!

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