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Kansas meatpacking plant town's prosperity leaves many workers in poverty

The Tyson meatpacking plant has brought thousands of new people to Garden City, Kansas, in the past four decades.

But even as the industry rakes in around $2 billion for the local economy each year, the number of people living in poverty in the rural town has soared.

David Condos of Kansas News Services reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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