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‘Poor’ tweet by FAFSA prompts backlash

Federal Student Aid, the government agency responsible for issuing FAFSA (free application for federal student aid) is at the receiving end of internet backlash after tweeting out a joke about being poor.

The FAFSA account posted a popular meme of Kristen Wiig from the movie “Bridesmaids.”

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“We apologize for the insensitivity of our previous tweet,” the agency wrote. “Our goal is to make college a reality for all. We’re very sorry.”