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LA volunteers place free-food fridges around town for needy


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Money has been tight for Susana Martinez since the coronavirus pandemic hit and her employer slashed her hours.

When the Los Angeles woman heard there was an unlocked refrigerator stocked with food outside a South Los Angeles grocery store, she rushed to have a look.

"I was looking for some vegetables or eggs or milk," she said after browsing the brightly colored fridge's contents. She found what she needed and soon was on her way, replaced by others who grabbed fresh carrots, bread and juice.

The refrigerator and several others have sprung up around Los Angeles since...

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