Fitz: What it takes to rescue a heavy heart from the abyss of poverty
- Iâ€™ve never been poor. Iâ€™ve been broke, but I never felt trapped like some of the Southern Arizonans profiled in our poverty series.When I was a starving artist, Dad asked me, â€śHave you sold anything yet?â€ť I said, â€śYeah. I sold my stereo, my camera and someoneâ€™s interested in the car.â€ť Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you saddle him with a student loan thatâ€™ll kill his appetite and deaden anyoneâ€™s sense of humor.