Help CNN bring change to places that need it most. Columnist John D. Sutter is tackling five topics that readers selected in an online vote. This story, on child poverty in Silicon Valley, is fifth in the series. To navigate the interactive story, click the arrow buttons at the bottom of the screen, press the arrow keys on your keyboard, or swipe left and right.

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Explore the story on child poverty in Silicon Valley
$1,000 a month for a garage
'Tale of two valleys'
Two jobs and homeless
Poverty and the brain
Life on $2 a day
'The Jungle'
'It's a choice'
Solution one: Housing subsidies
Solution two: Minimum wage
Solution three: Preschool
Solution four: Cash for the poor
Choose a solution

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