Maggie Rodriguez Writes USA Today Article On Homeless Children

06/22/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Justin Bisher, 11, attends one of the few schools in the country dedicated to homeless children, and that's where he met Lazarus the cat.

"If we're feeling sad at school, Lazarus hops up on our desks and cuddles with us," says Justin, one of an estimated 1.5 million homeless children in the U.S., according to the National Center on Family Homelessness.

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