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By JOHN REYNOLDS With unemployment locally at a nearly 20-year high, workers at Springfield-area food pantries say they are seeing a lot of first- time visitors walk through their doors.
Word of the Day
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.