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Celebrities often come to Washington to push their favorite cause but seldom are they is deeply committed.
As our power player of the.
Just think of what it -- what it would be like can only -- that kid.
But to be the parent of the Q how heartbreaking this is.
Yes -- Jeff Bridges is talking about ending childhood hunger program.
One and four kids in the.
And he's been added for almost thirty years.
Which is why he was in Washington this week trying to build support for a new weapon -- -- too.
-- bring it down because it's right here.
Purchases spokesman for the no kid hungry campaign and which is set a goal of making sure every child gets the -- he needs -- when he fifteen.
Got will be tough because the problem is growing.
Sixteen million children -- -- at risk last year up a third over the previous year but bridges says the resources are there.
There's a billion dollars it's available -- states is not being used this already allocated.
For school meals you're saying that the money is out there it and kids and it -- not being use a billion.
And he says there's bureaucratic red tape it keeps children from being -- If kids are.
You can getting enough calories to their -- they're not gonna be able to to learn.
Jeff Bridges says he's trying to use his celebrity to do some good.
What do you feel you are in your life.
Feel pretty darn good -- this this year especially Chris come on man he's been.
In and around Hollywood -- -- life.
His father Lloyd bridges starred in sea hunt in 1971 he became a star in The Last Picture Show.
And while his have a distinguished career.
It wasn't until this year playing that broken down country singer found -- a crazy -- He finally won the Academy Award.
What that means you to win the Oscar bridges says he saw it as an acknowledgment -- father.
I've always felt that I'm sort of an extension of him you know.
Is we're like him -- really -- passes in the con the con man do his work so kind of -- but time is not -- guys.
He's been married for 33 years and next month he -- in a new version of -- and Red -- playing the role made famous by John playing.
But he says the most important thing is making sure children get fat.
The programs are in place the money's there.
The food is there.
We have to examine why it's not working.
If you wanna find out more about Jeff Bridges campaign go to the website no kid hungry dot award.
And that's it for today how to.
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