Report finds double-digit hunger among Brooklyn children, seniors

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Eleven percent of Brooklyn children and 15 percent of seniors suffer from hunger, according to a new report from the food advocacy group Hunger Free America.

The report also found that one in nine adults in the borough are employed -- but "food insecure" nonetheless.

Many of their families rely on food pantries to make ends meet.

In Bed-Stuy, the Campaign Against Hunger says there's been a steady stream of people filing in to get food at its pantry there.

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