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Where you grow up has a profound effect on your income and life expectancy. New research by a team of Harvard sociologists finds that poverty is only part of the picture, though: "Kids from low-income neighborhoods that are beset by high rates of violence, incarceration and lead exposure earn less money, on average, in adulthood than equally poor children from less hazardous neighborhoods." www.sciencenews.org/article/why-some-low-income-neighborhoods-are-better-others
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