V-"Our Costly Dilemma" - Ed [Edgar] May - Buffalo Evening News

V-"Our Costly Dilemma" - Ed [Edgar] May - Buffalo Evening News

Families Shirk Legal Duty To Take Care of Their Own

by: Ed May | publication date: June 11, 1960 | Publication: Buffalo Evening News |

In Erie County today and in other New York counties, there are thousands of men and women who weekly deduct part of their take home pay and give it to a needy parent, an elderly aunt or children whose early marriage is being threatened by financial shoals.

But there are others whose charity never began at home or anywhere else.

In this fifth installment of Ed May's "Our Costly Dilemma" series, he reports that relatives of those eligible for welfare benefits rarely take it upon themselves to help support their kin.

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