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How one Seattle man is looking to put an end to school lunch shaming

Bill Radke speaks with Jeff Lew, a father of three who wanted to see if he could put an end to lunch shaming in the city -- that is the different ways schools punish children who have unpaid lunch debt. While that can range from having your meal thrown away to being stamped, Lew has been raising money to pay off as much lunch debt as he can. And he is hoping this will lead to legislation so every student, no matter what, can enjoy a hot lunch.

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