The Homeless Americ What Happens People Who Become Homeless

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The Homeless America: What happens to people who become homeless
There’s a lot of times in a person’s life that they have had to either travel to a big city or live in one. Most of the time they are focused on their life, events that are happening for them, or issues they are having. Some don’t even notice the people sitting on the sides of the steps leading to big buildings. Holding signs that say, “Help, can you spare any change?” How many times have you passed by a person holding a sign like this? Have you ever noticed how so many people cannot have anywhere to go or call home? Do you ever wonder why there are so many people out there who don’t have anything but the clothes on their back and are out in the streets begging for whatever they can receive from others? Maybe they just were down on their luck. Some of them you would probably think was because of their own fault. Maybe it was, or maybe because of circumstances out of their control they just lost it all. Families as well as individuals can be homeless. The National Center on Family Homelessness notes that about one-third of the homeless population in the U.S. involves families with 1.6 million children homeless at some point during the year. (Bush) There are reasons that exist to why people lose their homes, jobs, and why after is happens they can’t get back up on their feet again. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, over 610, 042 people experience homelessness on any given night in the US.…

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