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Updated: 07/16/2017 08:30:01AM

Living on minimum wage

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SUN PHOTO BY MICHELE HASKELL

Sierra Washington, 28, of Deep Creek is a single mom who supports her three children.

SUN PHOTO BY MICHELE HASKELL

Sierra Washington, 28, of Deep Creek struggles to raise children on her salary.

SUN PHOTO BY MICHELE HASKELL

Sierra Washington, 28, of Deep Creek struggles to raise children on her salary.

Martin Macias-Rivera holds a statue as he and others protest near a McDonald's restaurant along the Las Vegas Strip, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in Las Vegas. The protest was part of the National Day of Action to Fight for $15. The campaign seeks higher hourly wages, including for workers at fast-food restaurants and airports. (AP Photo/John Locher)

By JONATHAN SCHOLLES

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Sierra Washington sits in the stands at South County Regional Park, watching her sons play baseball.

At least two nights a week, this is routine. “I can’t miss a game,” said Washington, a single mother with three sons, ages 8, 6 and 5. Each play baseball with the eldest, Xavier, a pitcher, centerfielder and shortshop on a travel team, the Florida Birds.

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