Today's #30Layers30Days prompt is Heartstrings.

What do you want to change about the world? What cause or need tugs at your heartstrings the most?

The world is a terrible, terrible place. If I could change one thing, it would be the amount of help available to those of us that are trying to help ourselves. That's the biggest thing that tugs at my heartstrings: seeing people who are working themselves to death struggle.

It's not because I'm one of those people, or that I'm jealous of people who get government assistance. I'm more upset about the fact that our ((those of us who have jobs)) tax dollars are being given to some quite undeserving people. I mean... We all know who they are... Those perfectly capable of working, but find it easier to stay at home and collect a check and free food every month. The same ones who are in the club every weekend, in a new outfit, while their children looks like "who dun it and why". I don't think it's fair to the rest of us. We work hard, but how many of us can afford to buy new clothes or Jordans every week? How many of us can afford to spend $800-$1000 on groceries every month? I know I can't! How many of us will actually get help if we applied honestly?

In my opinion, this system is flawed. It needs to be fixed. I don't like seeing my family struggle. My parents applied for government assistance. My mom was receiving unemployment, and my dad is receiving disability. They were offered less than $5 a month to help them out. Thirty to forty years of working and no help when they really needed it. Where's the justice in that? A change needs to be made, but where do we start?

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