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Child Homelessness Reportedly Climbed 33 Percent In Past 3 Years

Child Homelessness

First Posted: 12/13/2011 7:08 am Updated: 12/13/2011 7:47 am

USA Today:

One in 45 children in the USA — 1.6 million children — were living on the street, in homeless shelters or motels, or doubled up with other families last year, according to the National Center on Family Homelessness.

The numbers represent a 33% increase from 2007, when there were 1.2 million homeless children, according to a report the center is releasing Tuesday.

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