VIDEO: The Other Side of the Hamptons: The Working Poor
Long established as a playground for the mega-rich, the Hamptons on New York’s Long Island see some beachfront mansions selling for $100 million, and designer boutiques jostle for space on the streets. But beyond the luxury is a side we don’t see, where low-paid workers struggle to get by and 7 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. As The Guardian states, “Food banks have been set up to accept donations and make sure children and their parents don’t go hungry in the winter when the mansions close and jobs for locals dry up.”
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