What a poignant story about what universal basic income could do for so many families. I think that the definition of a dignified life has become so warped for Americans as the working class has found it harder and harder to keep up. Elsie finally being able to invest in her children's activities and take them on a first trip is a dignified life and it warmed my heart to read about it. Somehow we've been taught anything beyond being housed and fed are extraneous luxuries that some people just shouldn't have even if they work full time and it pains me that so many people have to live that way.

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