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Food stamp cuts hit millions

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(CNN) - Millions of Americans who rely on food stamps will see a change in benefits.

Starting today, food stamp benefits will be cut. More than 47 million people currently receive food stamps. The average benefit per person now stands at a little over $133 a month. That amount will be reduced.  

The cuts add up to $5- billion. Congress can halt the decision.

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