By WHITNEY MALKIN, Associated Press

Just blocks from the University of Washington, a line of people shuffle toward a food pantry, awaiting handouts such as milk and bread.

For years, the small University District pantry has offered help to the working poor and single parents in this neighborhood of campus rentals. Now rising food prices are bringing another group: Struggling college students.

"Right now, with things the way they are, a lot of students just can’t afford to eat," said Terry Capleton, who started a Facebook group called "I Ain’t Afraid to be on Food Stamps" when he was a student at Benedict College in South Carolina.

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Thanks to my brilliant friend Christia McWilson for passing this along.

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