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Old 27th Aug 2019, 23:09
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Gertrude the Wombat
 
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Originally Posted by flash8 View Post
Ye gods, a lot of nasty comments here. FFS, many of those arriving at food banks go because they are in desperate need, they are not all Brexit voting, overweight, unemployed, tattooed, smoking, special brew drinking, dope addicted Sky TV viewers with the latest 60" wall to wall 4K Sony TV and a PlayStation or two, oh, and five kids.
I watched the arrivals at a food bank for one morning (the building next door was a polling station and I was sitting outside telling).

The customers mostly looked like normal people to me. I did wonder slightly at the couple who turned up in a open top sports car (most of the customers walked), but of course they might have been helping out a neighbour or relative.
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