All across the country, Americans are suffering. In her forthcoming book, Third World America, Arianna Huffington details the economic collapse, and the toll it has taken on so many people, families and communities.
Below, we've mapped the areas hardest hit by home foreclosure, unemployment and bankruptcy this year. But the map of Third World America is not yet complete: participate below to add your story. Submit text, pictures or video -- and share with us how you personally have been affected by the financial crisis.