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a place where food is dispensed to the needy

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In 2008, at least seven people died in fights in bread lines that formed because of shortages.
But bread lines have lengthened in recent months as costs of other non-subsidised staples soared, forcing more reliance on a subsidy regime that depends heavily on costly imported wheat and is also strained by a thriving black market.
We are working hard to reduce salt levels across all own-label bread lines, both in the standard and Truly Irresistible categories.
SHE BEGAN HER TALK BY DESCRIBING HER LIFE AMONG hungry people, in bread lines and in soup kitchens, before reflecting on the deep sacramentality of all creation.
Our forebears, men and women in uniform, are the very reason why we don't stand in bread lines, our homes are not being invaded, our wives are not being raped and our children sleep safely in their beds at night.
But it was also a tribute to hope and faith in New York City and America's ability to recover from the worldwide Depression of the early 1930s--and the project kept hundreds of men off the bread lines.
It would be a world of quotas, rations, and bread lines, of informants, subterfuge, and fear.
Instead of men crowding the bread lines, accepting charity, suffering mentally and physically in idleness which often leads to crime, subsistence work camps in the forests care for them in a way that reconstructs not only the bodies and minds of the men but the land in which they and their dependents must live," Butler wrote.
Additional Earthgrains' officials visited various other sites around the country during the Labor Day weekend in a last ditch effort to convince workers to leave picket lines and rejoin the bread lines inside the struck plants.
The overall effect is of a historical theme park--as if war and bread lines were quaint relics of the past, instead of the seething modern problems they are.
This pattern was repeated in Bosnia Hercagovina, where targets included what Armanda describes as "women's spaces"--for instance, the tram and bus stations, bread lines, and market places of Sarajavo.