Is a Hard Life Inherited

Rick Goff, 64, of Yamhill, Ore., makes ends meet these days with odd jobs and his disability benefits. Credit Susan Seubert for The New York Times

Rick Goff, 64, of Yamhill, Ore., makes ends meet these days with odd jobs and his disability benefits. Credit Susan Seubert for The New York Times

“Is a Hard Life Inherited” by Nicholas Kristoff on the crisis facing working class men; http://nytu,ns/1mCLVkJ.