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The Private Tears

Another family writes:

We have not paid our rent as yet, which means that next month there will be an extra fifty dollars tagged on.  Our lease ends soon, and as usual the amount of rent is going to increase if they decide to offer us a new lease.
 
What can you suggest?  We don’t eat out, we don’t take vacations, and we live in a two bedroom apartment that is modestly furnished.  I am in despair, especially when my children need things that I am unable to provide for them.  Basic items like dental visits, vitamins, etc. are out of our range. 
 
Tomche Shabbos regularly receives such letters.  Each one offers a glimpse of the tremendous pain, the private tears, and the heartfelt prayers of yet another family.