What Does Poor Look Like?
When Linda Tirado's essay went viral in November, it hit a crazy nerve, giving readers a window into a way of living that doesn't get a lot of play on the big media screen. But then, the backlash. Linda was accused of exaggerating, even lying, with comments in the vicinity of "If she's such a wreck, why does she look so normal?" To shut up the skeptics, Linda made this video to show the state of her mouth as a symbol of her financial state—and a commentary on the state of American healthcare.