News 2 explores Hunger at Home Thursday

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Hunger is closer than you think.

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people, including children, go hungry in Middle Tennessee.

More than 1 million people across the Volunteer State, including 1 in 5 children, are food insecure. Of that number, 380,000 can be found right here in Middle Tennessee.

All day Thursday in every newscast, News 2 is bringing you stories of the impact hunger has right here at home.

Stories from the special include: