Thousands rally against poverty in Brooklyn

Thousands of people came out today to stand up against poverty by walking across the Brooklyn Bridge.Some 3,500 people worked together with the United Way

BROOKLYN - Thousands of people came out today to stand up against poverty by walking across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Some 3,500 people worked together with the United Way to raise awareness of poverty in the city.

According to the United Way, 20 percent of New York City residents are living below the poverty line, and 30 percent of children are living in poverty.

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