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by Jane Susskind, published


More American children than ever before are now homeless, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Center on Family Homelessness. One out of every 45 kids in the U.S. is sleeping on the streets, or lives in a shelter, motel, or home where struggling families are doubled up. That’s 1.6 million kids in all. What does this say about the effects of the Great Recession?

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