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Churches team up to show poverty documentary
Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

The Anew United Church of Christ and St. Mary's Episcopal Church, both of Mitchell, are teaming up to show a documentary about poverty.

The documentary, titled "The Line," is part of a broader campaign to bring light to the new faces of poverty in the aftermath of the Great Recession. Bread for the World, in partnership with Sojourners, has produced the 40-minute film. It uncovers the emerging and entrenched faces of poverty in the United States -- such as a former banker and single father in the suburbs who now relies on a food pantry and an aging Louisiana fisherman whose shrimp business has been devastated by the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

The showing will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 214 W. Third Ave., Mitchell.

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