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Monday Profile

Poor, but feeding the rich

Wayne Drash, CNN

Updated 7:09 AM EST,
Mon January 9, 2012

Once middle-class, Andono and Alan Bryant of Atlanta now live below the poverty line. Alan feeds the rich as a line cook at Ruth's Chris Steak House making $11 an hour. Andono is a nursing student at Atlanta Technical College. Atlanta has the highest income inequality in the nation, ahead of New Orleans, Washington and Miami, according to the Census Bureau. Atlanta is plagued by near 10% unemployment, yet it's also home to the third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies.


Poor, but feeding the rich

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

Alan and Andono Bryant embody the gap between rich and poor

Family relies on food co-op to eat while Alan cooks for the well-to-do

Over five years, family has gone from $40,000 a year to below poverty

"Right now, my heart is filled with water," Alan Bryant says

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