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Quotation by Elizabeth Hardwick
Mothers born on relief have their babies on relief. Nothingness, truly, seems to be the condition of these New York people.... They are nomads going from one rooming house to another, looking for a toilet that functions.
Elizabeth Hardwick (b. 1916), U.S. author, critic. "The Insulted and Injured: Books About Poverty," A View of My Own (first published 1961, repr. 1962).
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