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'I haven't eaten all day': Growing up poor is a dead-end street in wealthy Germany

'I haven't eaten all day': Growing up poor is a dead-end street in wealthy Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel touted Germany as a country "in which we live well and happily" during her re-election campaign. But those words ring hollow to the one in five children living in poverty in Europe's top economy, with little prospect of climbing the social ladder.

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