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a place where food is dispensed to the needy

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(7.) Ari Armstrong, "Would Perlmutter Also Lambast Soviet Bread Line Critics?," Free Colorado, October 18, 2012,
In 2008, at least seven people died in fights in bread lines that formed because of shortages.
GWYNEDD based bakery Popty Cae Groes says an innovative bread it has developed has created a lot of interest and it is looking to bake other speciality bread lines.
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.
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.
"When I first came here, all of our friends and family were saying, 'How are you going to survive?' They had images of bread lines, but let me assure you, Moscow is far, far from that.
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.