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What Poverty Means To This Teen

Jairo Gomez is 17 years old and lives in a tiny apartment in New York City with eight other family members. He has grown up in poverty, like one-third of all kids in the city. With WNYC's program Radio Rookies, Gomez tells the story of how poverty has held him back, and how he's trying to overcome it. http://goo.gl/Wq70wv #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR

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