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Ruth Riley Shares Childhood Hardships, Reliance on Food Stamps With Congress

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I know I'm biased but, Ruth Riley is awesome. 

The Notre Dame legend, former WNBA player, and Olympic gold medalist testified before Congress on Tuesday morning to advocate against cuts to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In her testimony, Riley recounts her family's hardships during her childhood and how they often relied on food stamps. 

You can watch her testimony below.



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