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Motherland: Unemployed Husbands

Clip: Season 30 Episode 17 | 2m 42s

As Lea talks with another mother about how her husband doesn't have the 35 cents for transportation, we learn that she is 25 years old, already has a two year old, can't afford diapers for her premature newborn twins, and must breast feed because she can't afford milk.

Aired: 10/09/17

Rating: NR

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