Hard Times: Struggling families in new Newsround special

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Here's a quick taste of Newsround's new special...

In the last few years the country has been in and out of recession, people have been losing jobs and families have been struggling with money.

Newsround's Ricky has been looking into how kids in the UK have been hit by the recession for a special programme called Hard Times.

Make sure you check it out at 5.00pm on the CBBC Channel, on Monday 18 March.