In parts of rural Tennessee, children depend on a free lunch program to offer what is, for many of them, the only reliable meal of the day.
Hannah Knight, 6, left, and Kaylee Arwood, 4, eat Lunchables. There were also apple slices, fruit cups and low-fat chocolate milk offered as part of the meal this day. The meals are paid for with taxpayer money and include about 750 calories each. Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post Buy Photo