Which aspects of poverty are most difficult to combat in the United States?

Read the article linked attached* on difficulties that come from living on the margins of poverty in the United States and then answer the following: What makes poverty so cyclical? How much of being in poverty is tied to internal-decision making processes and how much is tied to structural economic inequalities in the United States? Which aspects of poverty are most difficult to combat in the United States? Why do you think this way?
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