Jrn 422 Poverty

Dominic Lalonde picks up his son, Red Arrow, 2, from the bus stop in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Red attends the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal School.


Shasta Lalonde takes her kids Red Arrow, 5, and Summer Rain, 2, to the grocery store in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She told them they could each pick out one toy to take home with them.


Shasta Lalonde talks to her husband as her kids eat their dinner by the fire pit at their Mount Pleasant home.


Red Arrow, 5, hugs his sister, Summer Rain, 2, after accidentally hitting her while playing outside at their home in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Their parents forced them to hug and make up.


Summer Rain, 2, bites the ankle of a family friend, Pat, outside her Mount Pleasant home.


Shasta Lalonde covers her eyes as her son, Red Arrow, rides his bike around their neighborhood in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.


Shasta Lalonde holds onto her kids after having a tickle fight in her Mount Pleasant home.

Dominick and Shasta Lalonde share a brief kiss on the front porch of their trailer in the Mount Pleasant Mobile Village in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

Shasta Lalonde wipes up a mess made by her daughter, Summer Rain, 2, as she eats dinner in their Mount Pleasant home.