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Fox News reports Maritha Nelson’s $240 in food stamps has run out, leaving her $9 in cash and seven people to feed.

The 50-year-old single mother, who entered the U.S. by swimming across the Rio Grande, has government funded housing, medication, and $700 a month in Social Security.

She’s been on assistance for 20 years, and wants others to know that help is available.

Florida is teeming with food stamp recruiters who have a goal: increase federal aid to Florida by $1 billion a year.