Recession Drives Surge in Youth Runaways

Posted on October 26, 2009. Filed under: Uncategorized |

This is a very disturbing article from the New York Times.

From the article:

“Over the past two years, government officials and experts have seen an increasing number of children leave home for life on the streets, including many under 13. Foreclosures, layoffs, rising food and fuel prices and inadequate supplies of low-cost housing have stretched families to the extreme, and those pressures have trickled down to teenagers and preteens.”

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