How Dominican Republic Shantytown Shapes World View - Andrew Hutson

In Chapter 3 of 16, environmental management expert Andrew Hutson visits the Dominican Republic as a child and is exposed to socioeconomic conditions far different than those present in middle class suburban neighborhood. Shantytown neighborhoods provide a 13-year old Hutson a direct, first look into poverty. It occurs to him poverty is not isolated, rather it is widespread and in many cases the norm, not the exception. The experience motivates Hutson to learn more about causes creating poverty and solutions reducing it.